What to Know About Apps That Track Your Location

Chances are, your phone is sending location data to several companies right now.

Many apps on your smartphone keep track of where you are, often for obvious-sounding reasons. Your weather app wants to tell you local conditions. Branded fast-food apps like Chick-Fil-A’s find your nearest location. Dating and hookup apps want to connect you with people in your area. Along the way, th…

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