Friday, June 8, 2018

How to View and Delete Your Location History on Facebook

By  Nancy Messieh,

If you have the Facebook mobile app installed on your phone, chances are it’s storing a lot more of your location history than you realize. While this data is private and only you can see it, in light of Facebook’s recent privacy woes, it can be a little unsettling to see how much location data the social network is saving.
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So how does it work? Facebook explains that if you have Location History turned on in the app, they will periodically log your precise location to your history, even when you aren’t using the app. Fortunately, you can wipe your entire location history, wipe specific instances, and can also disable the feature entirely.

How to View Facebook Location History

How to View and Delete Your Location History on Facebook Facebook Location History
To view your location history in a browser:
  1. Go to Settings > Location.
  2. Click View your location history.
  3. You’ll be prompted to enter your password.
To view your location history on your phone:
  1. Go to Settings > Account Settings > Location.
  2. Tap View your location history.
  3. You’ll be prompted to enter your password.
You’ll now be able to see the remarkable amount of location history Facebook has stored due to your use of the Facebook mobile app.
This information includes specific locations you’ve been, as well as data tracking when you’re on the move and saving points along your journey.
You can see your location history listed by date, and can browse the information on a map as well.

How to Delete Facebook Location History

If you’re understandably weirded out by just how much location information Facebook has on you, you can delete it all in one go.
To do that, just click the menu button in the top right corner, and click Delete all location history.
How to View and Delete Your Location History on Facebook Delete All Location History
You can also delete location history for specific days. To do this, click the menu button next to the date you want to erase and click Delete this day.
How to View and Delete Your Location History on Facebook Delete Location History Day

How to Turn Off Facebook Location History

If you want to turn this feature off entirely, you’ll need to do it on the Facebook app.
  1. Go to Settings > Account Settings > Location.
  2. Under Your Facebook Settings, toggle off Location History.
By turning location history off, that means you won’t be able to use certain Facebook features like Find Wi-Fi and Nearby Friends. Facebook also says that your location history allows them to deliver “relevant ads and helps improve Facebook.”
Facebook isn’t the only social platform that may be hanging on to your location history. Just as is the case with Facebook, you can also view and delete your Google Maps location history that, depending on your settings, might be stored by Google.
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source: www.makeuseof.com

Facebook Privacy Tip: How to Limit Your Data Being Shared With Third Parties

By  Nancy Messieh ,

By now you’ve probably heard that UK-based company Cambridge Analytica reportedly harvested 50 million Facebook profiles and used that data to build software that targets and influences voters.
Cambridge Analytica was able to access the data of millions of users through an app that was used by just a few hundred thousand people. Because Facebook allows apps to access the data of not only those who grant access, but also data shared by their friends, Cambridge Analytica was able to harvest so much more information than they normally would’ve been able to.
The privacy settings you should consider changing (to prevent apps from sharing your data in the future) are all found on the App Settings page.
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1. Kill Switch for Facebook App Permissions

This kill switch feature allows you automatically remove all apps that have access to your account in one easy step. It will also completely disable future logins on third-party sites using Facebook.
  1. Go to Settings > Apps > Apps, Websites and PluginsFacebook Privacy Tip: How to Limit Your Data Being Shared With Third Parties FB Platform 1
  2. Click the Edit button.
  3. Click Disable platform.
Facebook Privacy Tip: How to Limit Your Data Being Shared With Third Parties FB Platform 2
Changing this setting means:
  • You will not be able to log into websites, mobile games, or applications using Facebook. (If you try to, Facebook will prompt you to re-enable Platform.)
  • Your friends won’t be able to interact and share with you using apps and websites.
  • Instant personalization will be turned off.
  • Apps you’ve logged into (with Facebook or Anonymously) will be removed.
  • Posts by apps will be removed from your profile.
So for example, if you’ve posted to Facebook automatically using Instagram, those posts will disappear from your profile.
Facebook also points out that apps you’ve previously installed will still have information you have shared with them, and recommends contacting them directly for details on how to remove this data.

2. Revoke or Edit Individual Facebook App Access

If you prefer a selective approach, you can pick and choose which apps have access to your profile, as well as choosing what kind of information you share with them. (If you’ve already disabled Facebook Platform, you won’t see these settings.)
  1. Go to Settings > Apps.
  2. In the list of apps, click the Edit Settings (pencil) button.Facebook Privacy Tip: How to Limit Your Data Being Shared With Third Parties Facebook Edit App Settings
  3. In the popup window that opens, you can uncheck specific items that are being shared. This may include your friend list, email address, and who can see items shared on your Facebook profile through this app.Facebook Privacy Tip: How to Limit Your Data Being Shared With Third Parties Facebook App Settings
    You will find that with some apps, there are certain items that can’t be unchecked including name, age, profile picture, and any other public information.
  4. To completely remove the app, click the X button associated with each app.
Facebook Privacy Tip: How to Limit Your Data Being Shared With Third Parties Facebook Remove App

3. Prevent Your Friends From Sharing Your Data

If you’ve disabled Facebook’s Platform setting, this feature will already be turned off. But if you choose to keep Platform enabled, at least disable this setting that was integral to Cambridge Analytica’s software.
  1. Go to Settings > Apps > Apps others useFacebook Privacy Tip: How to Limit Your Data Being Shared With Third Parties FB Apps Others Use1
  2. Click the Edit button.
  3. Uncheck all the items that friends could be unknowingly be sharing from your profile.Facebook Privacy Tip: How to Limit Your Data Being Shared With Third Parties FB Apps Others Use 2
In addition to adjusting your Facebook privacy settings, you’ll probably also want to take precautions to prevent Facebook from selling your browsing data to advertisers.
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Source: www.makeuseof.com

The Best Camera Apps for Android and iOS

By  Christine Chan  

Most modern smartphones come with powerful camera features that most of us haven’t given a second thought about. Chances are we probably just fire up the default camera apps on our phones for quick snapshots that we don’t want to miss.
But what if you want to get more out of your device’s camera hardware? Fortunately, there are some great third-party options on both Android and iOS that can bring out the best in our smartphone cameras.
In this article, we list the best camera apps for keen smartphone photographers everywhere.
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1. Camera+

camera apps - camera plus
Camera+ has been available for years now, but it’s still one of the best options out there for native iOS camera replacements.
With Camera+, users will find a fast and responsive interface that is fun to use and still manages to pack in a ton of powerful features. You can have separate focus and exposure points, enable Portrait Mode, go into Macro mode, and more.
The app comes with some basic photo adjustment tools, a wide variety of filters and scene modes for different landscapes, borders, frames, crops, and the cool Clarity HDR setting. With Clarity, Camera+ makes intelligent adjustments to your image that can reveal hidden details and make your photos pop.
There’s also the Lightbox, which is where you review all shots taken in Camera+ and save only the good ones. This also uses iCloud sync, so your Lightbox photos go with you regardless of device.
Camera+ may be long in the tooth, but it continues to make impressive improvements each time Apple adds new features to the iPhone’s camera.
Download: Camera+ Lite for iOS (Free)
Download: Camera+ for iOS ($2.99)

2. Camera ZOOM FX

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You have to be fast to capture the perfect moment, and that’s what Camera ZOOM FX offers.
Camera ZOOM FX claims to be the fastest camera on Android, and it surely lives up to this bold claim. In fact, Camera ZOOM FX is great for its killer speed burst mode that shoots at up to 50 frames per second, which is fantastic for action shots. It also has an image stabilizer to ensure you don’t end up with a blurry photo.
Keeping up with the speedy theme, Camera ZOOM FX has a fast and responsive material interface. There are full manual controls, the ability to combine multiple shooting modes, RAW capture, photo editing tools, tilt-shift, collage-maker, and much more.
Download: Camera ZOOM FX for Android (Free)
Download: Camera Zoom FX Premium for Android ($3.99)

3. Manual – RAW Custom Exposure Camera

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Minimalists can also get pro-level features without sacrifices, thanks to Manual.
In Manual, photographers can manually (hence the name) adjust settings that aren’t accessible normally: shutter speed, ISO, white balance, focus, and exposure. You can tweak each of these to your liking to deliver outstanding results in the final image. It also means you’re in full control of the photo’s outcome.
Download: Manual for iOS ($3.99)
Extra details that Manual provides include basic histograms and photo maps integrated right into the viewfinder as you compose your shots. A rule-of-thirds grid overlay helps you get the perfect composition every time you shoot.
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4. Camera FV-5

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If you’re looking for a professional-level app to replace your Android camera, then look no further than Camera FV-5.
With Camera FV-5, photographers have DSLR-like manual controls at their fingertips. Any photographic parameter in Camera FV-5 is adjustable, including exposure, ISO, light metering, white balance, shutter speed, and even the program mode. The viewfinder also displays useful EXIF data, such as exposure time, aperture, and f-stop.
When you want to take incredible nightlife shots, there’s a long exposure mode in Camera FV-5 that makes it possible. You can even take timelapse videos. All photos taken with Camera FV-5 can be saved as JPG, true 16-bit RAW DNG, or lossless PNG formats.
Download: Camera FV-5 Lite for Android (Free)
Download: Camera FV-5 for Android ($3.95)

5. Halide – RAW Manual Camera

camera apps - halide
If you’re seeking power, functionality, and intuitiveness, then Halide is one to check out. Halide is the brainchild of a former Apple designer and Twitter developer, so the end result is a work of genius.
Halide focuses on gesture control, which feel natural and instinctual on iOS. Just swipe to change exposure and manual focus. There’s also focus peaking, allowing you to see what’s in focus instantaneously. There’s a fully automatic shooting mode, but you can also manually change the shutter speed, ISO, and white balance too.
For those with Portrait Mode devices (recreate Portrait Mode on any iPhone), Halide’s Depth mode gives you the fastest Portrait shots ever. There’s no waiting, Depth Peeking, and even a live depth map view. The custom interface for Halide on an iPhone X (read our review of the iPhone X) also makes it possible to use the app with just one hand.
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Other cool things about Halide include the live histogram, grid overlay to compose shots, and the ability to shoot in RAW. It gives you everything you need to create perfect shots quickly.
Download: Halide for iOS ($4.99)

6. VSCO Cam

camera apps - vsco cam
The Visual Supply Company is well-known for its community and tools for creators, by creators. And VSCO is an excellent camera and all-in-one photo editor.
VSCO has a minimalist camera mode, but it’s packed with powerful features. Smartphone photographers can shoot in RAW mode with a simple toggle, manually adjust white balance, ISO, exposure, and enable to grid overlay and lever for perfectly composed photos.
Once the moment’s caught, just hop on over to VSCO’s powerful Studio. From here, you can apply expertly crafted filters and make fine adjustments to the image for a professional and unique perspective. Then make sure to upload it and share with the rest of the VSCO community.
Download: VSCO Cam for iOS | Android (Free)

7. ProCam 5

camera apps - procam 5
Looking for a camera app that does it all, including video? Then ProCam 5 is your best bet.
ProCam 5 is the Swiss Army knife of iOS camera apps. It manages to include everything you need for still photo shooting, such as night and burst modes, slow shutter tools, Portrait Mode, and even 3D photos. But on top of it all, ProCam 5 does video (tips for professional looking videos), which is missing from most camera apps.
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With ProCam 5, photographers can shoot high-resolution video up to 4K Ultra HD quality, and edit them right in the app itself. It’s even possible to do timelapse videos. Either way, you’ll have full access to the manual controls ProCam 5 offers, so both video and photos will look amazing.
You don’t even need a separate photo editing app with ProCam 5, as it comes with a full photo editing suite. You get nondestructive editing with gorgeous filters, lenses, basic and pro-level adjustment tools, perspective correction, background music for videos, and much more.
Download: ProCam 5 for iOS ($5.99)

8. Camera MX

camera apps - camera mx
Do you want quality for the low price of free? Then give Camera MX a try.
Camera MX has a super simple and clean interface that is fast and gets out of the way, so you can focus on your photos. It’s capable of both still photos and video recording, and even has the ability to “Live Photos,” like the ones on iOS that move when you press on them.
The “Shoot-the-Past” Burst Mode lets you check out captured sequence shots that took place before you even pressed the shutter button, so you never miss the moment. You can pause video recordings to apply cuts in real time, and preview filters and effects as you shoot. Or you can capture now and do edits later with Camera MX’s photo editing tools.
Download: Camera MX for Android (Free)

9. ProShot – RAW, DSLR Controls & Video

camera apps - proshot
ProShot turns your iPhone or Android smartphone into a DSLR, but at a fraction of the cost.
Just like a real DSLR, ProShot gives users Auto, Program, Manual, and two configurable Custom modes. No matter which mode you shoot with, you’re in control of exposure, focus, ISO, shutter speed, white balance, torch intensity, and more, complete with dials that replicate the DSLR experience. ProShot captures in RAW format (more Android apps for shooting RAW), so all data is intact for post-processing.
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Video recording is possible with ProShot as well, up to 4K resolution, so it’s a full replacement. Burst mode and time lapse deliver high quality results, so each moment gets captured as it happens. For distinctive experimentation, the Light Painting mode (in beta) lets you easily paint with light.
Download: ProShot for iOS | Android ($3.99)

10. Open Camera

camera apps - open camera
Do you support open source apps on Android? Then Open Camera is a must. This open source camera app is completely free and has no in-app purchases, unlike Camera MX. And since it’s open source, it’ll keep getting support over time.
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Open Camera allows smartphone photographers to take better photos with manual controls, auto-stabilization, remote controls and voice commands, grid overlays, cropping guides, HDR, and more. You can even record video, and it’s completely customizable, from the volume keys to optimizing GUI for left- or right-handed users.
Download: Open Camera for Android (Free)

Making You a Better Smartphone Photographer

While there are many camera apps available to replace your smartphone’s default option, these are some of the best out there. Some are free, while some cost a few dollars, but we think they’re well worth the money.
It’s important to remember that while these camera apps provide you with powerful tools and full control, you’ll still need to know how to take a good photo and be open to advice on improving your photography.
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Source: www.makeuseof.com

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Which MacBook Is Best for You? MacBook vs. Pro vs. Air Comparison

By  Tim Brookes

Apple makes three distinct laptops: the MacBook Air, the MacBook Pro, and the generically-titled MacBook. Each of these products delivers a unique experience, aimed at the different needs and wants of the company’s user base.
So which one is the right laptop for you? Your budget will certainly dictate which MacBook you can afford, but is it worth forking over more money for a better model? Or can you save a few bucks by opting for the cheapest instead?
It’s time for some good old-fashioned buying advice.

Understanding the Basics of MacBook Models

If you’re looking for a desktop Mac, you’ve got one clear choice: the iMac. You could save money by bringing your own monitor and opting for the Mac mini (bad idea), or spend several grand on a souped-up iMac Pro. For most of us, the iMac is good enough.
But when it comes to laptops, the situation is much less clear cut. Price points intersect, connectivity differs wildly, and you probably don’t need some of the more extravagant bells and whistles found on the flagship models.
Mac Family

Features Consistent Across MacBooks

To start off, let’s take a look at what all MacBook models share. Whether you spend $999 or $2,999, your Mac will run macOS. That’s Apple’s desktop operating system (formerly called Mac OS X) and a large part of why many users remain loyal to Apple’s ecosystem.
Battery life is also great across the board, with all models rated for a minimum of 10 hours under optimal conditions. Apple’s battery estimates are generally fair, but the quoted figure depends on what you’re doing. Using first-party apps optimized for the hardware, like Safari, yields a longer runtime.
Most new Mac models score badly in terms of repairability and upgradeability. Gone are the days of the old MacBooks where you could remove the optical drive and replace it with an SSD. The newest laptops take a more disposable approach, with RAM that’s soldered to the motherboard and batteries glued in place.
Overall though, MacBook build quality is good. Apple computers tend to keep on going, and its laptops are no exception. The aluminium unibody is not only a great heatsink, but also a sturdy chassis that can withstand some abuse. You’ll probably have dead pixels and an outdated processor long before your MacBook gives up the ghost.
In addition to these points, all new MacBook models feature:
  • Solid state drive (SSD) storage: These are much faster than traditional hard drives, and much more resilient to physical damage. Capacities start at 128 GB and 256 GB, depending on the model.
  • Multi-touch trackpads: For navigating and controlling your computer with multi-touch gestures, like pinch-to-zoom and Apple’s trademark two-finger scroll.
  • Backlit keyboards: With controls for turning the brightness up, down, and off.
  • 802.11ac wireless: The latest in Wi-Fi standards, with attainable speeds of up to 1,300 Mbps.
  • FaceTime HD camera and microphone: For FaceTime, Skype, and similar video calls.
  • Headphone (stereo) port: Unlike the iPhone, every MacBook still comes with a 3.5mm stereo port.
All models feature some form of optional upgradeability when ordering online. The processor, RAM, SSD capacity, and graphics chip may be configurable, depending on the model. You can also apply AppleCare, the company’s aftermarket support package, to all models within 60 days of purchase.
Now, let’s take a look at each model individually and see how the differences stack up.

Entry-Level: MacBook Air

MacBook Air 13-inch - macbook comparison
Price: From $999
The MacBook Air is one of Apple’s cheapest computers, period. It’s a great jumping-on point for new Mac owners, and it’s earned a well-deserved reputation for providing great value for money. The design has remained largely unchanged since its introduction in 2008, but that’s not necessarily bad.
It’s a laptop favored by students, office and remote workers, and many web and software developers for its portability and affordable price point. It’s not a powerhouse, as it houses a modest processor, on-board graphics chip, and scant storage. But it’s good enough for most common computing tasks.
There’s nothing particularly premium about the MacBook Air, at least not any more. The chassis is the same iconic “wedge” shape first introduced all those years ago, and though the company once offered an 11-inch model, the MacBook Air now only comes with a 13-inch screen.
MacBook Air
Battery life is impressive at up to 12 hours, and the Air features decent connectivity in the form of two USB 3.0 (up to 5 Gbps) ports and a single Thunderbolt 2 (mini DisplayPort) input. There’s also a memory card port for SD cards, offering a cheap way to expand your MacBook’s storage.
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The biggest drawback to the MacBook Air is the screen, which lags behind every other model since it’s not Retina quality. Since the pixel density isn’t great, you can see individual pixels which results in a slightly fuzzy and grainy look. Compared with the MacBook Pro or iMac, the difference is night and day.
One word of advice: It’s rumored that Apple is rumored will redesign the MacBook Air for a Q3 2018 launch. If you can hold off buying until then, you’ll have a whole new MacBook to consider with updated hardware, a better screen, and faster connections.

Mid-Tier: MacBook

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Price: From $1,299
If the MacBook Air feels a bit old hat to you, the MacBook is the next logical choice. It costs $300 more than the MacBook Air, and it’s only slightly smaller with a 12-inch screen. The MacBook feels like a more modern machine in almost every way, but its focus is clearly on mobile computing.
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It’s the perfect mobile accompaniment to a desktop like the iMac or Mac Mini. It features a few premium features not seen on the MacBook Air, including a Retina display, large Force Touch trackpad, and spacious edge-to-edge keyboard design. Unfortunately Apple’s future seems to be one that relies on adapters and hubs.
The MacBook only comes with a single USB-C port capable of USB 3.0 (up to 5Gbps transfer speeds) but no Thunderbolt connectivity to speak of. If you want to connect the machine to a HDMI monitor, standard USB-A flash drive, or plug in an SD card, you’ll need to cough up more money for relevant peripherals.
MacBook USB-C Port
That single port also charges the machine via a USB-C power supply. Unfortunately USB-Cisn’t quite as universal as Apple would like yet, so this isn’t as convenient a feature as it first seems. Battery life is rated for 10 hours, which is worse than the Air but still respectable.
The MacBook is comparable to the Air in terms of ideal application. It’s not a powerhouse video editor, but it will power through web browsing, study and office tasks, text editing, and image or photo work. There’s no discrete graphics chip, instead relying on Intel HD Graphics. You’ll be able to edit 1080p video with no problems, but 4K editing is a stretch.
The MacBook is a solid machine with a beautiful display that makes great use of the available surface area with its roomy keyboard and giant trackpad. It’s not be the ideal choice as your only machine, though, unless you’re prepared to go all-in on adapters and hubs.

Power Users: MacBook Pro

MacBook Pro with Touch Bar 15-inch - macbook comparison
Price: From $1,299 (13-inch)
Price: From $2,399 (15-inch)
The MacBook Pro comes in two varieties: a 13-inch model and a 15-inch model. Both of these sizes have various tiers to choose from, the more expensive of which feature the flagship Touch Bar. This replaces the top row of function keys with a touch-sensitive context-aware OLED display.
These are Apple’s most coveted laptops. Aimed at professionals who need power and portability, the MacBook Pro range is suitable for desktop and mobile use, though the 15-inch model is a considerable step up over the 13-inch variant. Luckily all models feature a Retina display with wide-color (P3) profile, Force Touch trackpads, and a minimum of 8GB of RAM across the range.
Unfortunately, the base 13-inch model feels a little lackluster with its measly 128GB of storage. The 13-inch model also features Intel Iris Graphics, which can drive the built-in Retina display and one 5K or two 4K displays simultaneously.
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Armed with a Radeon Pro discrete GPU, the 15-inch models can comfortably drive two 5K or four 4K displays (and the in-built Retina display) at the same time. Performance and price rise significantly with the higher-end 15″ models packing a serious punch, for a serious chunk of change.
Apple decided to remove all but two (13-inch) or four (15-inch) USB-C ports, which necessitates the use of adapters and hubs to connect many peripherals. These ports do, however, support second-generation USB 3.1 (up to 10Gbps transfer speeds) and Thunderbolt 3. You can power the MacBook Pro using any port and a compatible USB-Cpower supply.
MacBook Pro Touch Bar
While Touch ID is a handy feature and speeds up logins across macOS, the Touch Bar is pretty mediocre. Unfortunately, the best MacBook Pro models (with the Radeon graphics chip and faster processors) all come with the Touch Bar by default. You might find solace in the fact that a handful of apps and the OS itself can put the Touch bar to good use.
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If you need the power and you’ve got the money, the MacBook Pro is the obvious choice.

The MacBook Dilemma: It’s a Personal Choice

Each of these machines tick different boxes. The MacBook Air is cheap and cheerful, and remains to this day one of the best value laptops available considering its average lifespan. I have an 8-year-old MacBook Air in my house, and I’ve barely even switched it off the entire time. It’s extremely reliable.
The MacBook is modern yet restrictive, offering a trendy laptop with a great screen and big keyboard, but severely limited connectivity. It’s not your ideal single computer, but it makes a great cut-price accompaniment to a more capable desktop model.
The MacBook Pro is the best, but costs a small fortune. Almost all models will do well as both desktop and mobile computers, but you’ll pay top dollar for the privilege. Ultimately, all MacBooks offer inferior performance to a desktop model like the iMac, particularly when you take price into account.
Hopefully this quick breakdown offers some clarity in your search for the perfect Apple laptop. Our tips on saving money when buying a MacBook will help you get the best deal no matter which model you choose.
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Source: www.makeuseof.com

How to View and Delete Your Location History on Facebook

By  Nancy Messieh, If you have the Facebook mobile app installed on your phone, chances are it’s storing a lot more of your location hi...