Google Location Reporting: Is Big Brother tracking you?

Ever wondered how much Big Brother is watching you? Android has some in-built Location Reporting services which, when turned on, monitor where you are every hour of the day. Wondered where you were at 2pm 3 month ago, or how much time you spend at work? Take a look at your Google Location Dashboard to see!

Google Location Dashboard

If you’re privacy conscious, you can disable this monitoring by opening the Google Maps App → Settings → Google Location Settings, the turning the following 2 options off: –

  • Location Reporting
  • Location History

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