Facebook is adding a new privacy features for android app soon. This feature will allow users to block the app from collecting their location.
“We’re introducing a new background location control on Facebook for Android so people can choose if they want us to collect location information when they’re not using the app,” Paul McDonald, Engineering Director, Location Infrastructure, Facebook wrote in a blog-post on Wednesday.
“With this update, you’ll have a dedicated way to choose whether or not to share your location when you aren’t using the app,” McDonald said.
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“We’re not making any changes to the choices you’ve previously made nor are we collecting any new information as a result of this update,” McDonald added.