PSA: Location history on Google

I’ve been out enjoying the movies with my partner tonight, so this post is more informative than thoughtful.

If you use an Android phone or use Google services on your phone, take a look at https://maps.google.com/locationhistory/. If you’re not comfortable with location tracking, this is something you might want to turn off. Google’s never been secretive about it – and nor should they; there are some great services that come from location data – but it’s worth thinking about whether those services are something you’re happy to have in exchange for giving away data like this.

And no, turning it off won’t break Google Maps. šŸ˜‰

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