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Facebook uses iPhones to track users’ movements

Facebook has been accessing the Bluetooth connection on people’s iPhones which could allow it to track other users near by, a new security feature from Apple has revealed.

iPhone users who have downloaded an early version of Apple’s forthcoming software update have discovered that the social media giant has been trying to use their Bluetooth connection in the background even when they are not using the Facebook app.

Mark Zuckerberg’s company can use Bluetooth to track a user’s precise location as well as determine their proximity to other mobile users and how long they are spending with them — however, Facebook has said that it currently does not use Bluetooth to determine a user’s proximity to other Facebook users.

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