Facebook Messenger provides an option to turn off location




Facebook no longer automatically shares the user’s location via the Messenger app. Also, location information would not be called unless the user’s location service explicitly turn on the phone for the app.

That requires the company said Thursday in his new blog. The update location information can be sent as a separate message. There could only be sent information about the place when the user taps the locatiepin and then suggests that this information should be sent. Add also be sent where the user is not, as a meeting place for the future. Facebook stressed that it will not get location information through background information. Only if a location is selected and sent, the app that information.

Also introduced Facebook an extra light version of the Facebook app: Facebook Lite. This new FB app is specially designed for Android and should work on all Android versions. The app also uses less data and has to work well under poor network conditions. The app is less than one megabyte in size. Facebook Lite will initially be rolled out in Asia. Later, the app will also be available in parts of Latin America, Africa and Europe.


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