Facebook says it’s not making friend suggestions based on your location after all

 Does Facebook suggest new friends based on your location? The answer seems to change day by day. Yesterday, Fusion reported that Facebook uses location data to make friend suggestions and pointed out that this could lead to unfortunate privacy mishaps. Users could find themselves outed in situations that ought to be anonymous (for instance, Facebook…

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Twitter quietly launches location feeds with Foursquare

 Location feeds could inspire people to tweet more while out and about, fuel Moments about particular places, and improve Twitter’s ad targeting data. Better location functionality could be an important building block for Twitter’s future products and revenue potential. Foursquare is powering precise place identification for the Twitter feature. In exchange it gets prominent… Read More…

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