(London Independent) Facebook has tracked people’s real-life location to figure out who they might have met up with, according to reports.
People have long been confused and slightly creeped out by the apparently accuracy of Facebook’s 'people you may know' feature, which guesses at users you might want to add on the network. But it appears that it does so by raiding much of your personal data – including where you are.
The company appears to have been testing out a tool that tracked where its users were and matched them up with other people who were in the same area. It has now stopped, according to representatives.
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