On May 31... 3 services from "Facebook" will stop working... What are they?

12 May, 2022
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On May 31... 3 services from "Facebook" will stop working... What are they?

Facebook is preparing to stop some of its services that collect users' locations. These services include Nearby Friends, weather alerts, location history and other location-based features. The company sent users who had used these services in the previous notification to inform them of this.

"Nearby Friends and weather alerts will no longer be available after May 31, 2022, and collection of information you shared that was used for these experiences, including location history and background location, will stop after May 31, 2022, even if you previously enabled it," the company said. 

The company confirmed the same news to The Verge, and company spokesperson Emil Vazquez said in an emailed statement: “While we are turning off some location-based features on Facebook due to reduced usage, people can still use location services to manage how their location information is collected and used. ".

However, this in no way means that Facebook will completely stop using users' location, as it stated in its note to users: Facebook will continue to "collect location information for other experiences" to deliver relevant ads and site check-ins in accordance with its data policy, Yes, users can view, download or delete any location data.


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