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Facebook’s ‘Nearby Friends’ and other location features will be gone

Facebook's 'Nearby Friends' and other location features will be gone

Goalarray of Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebookhas begun to inform users of the blue social network that at the end of May it will suspend some of its location-based services, including, Nearby Friends.

‘Friends nearby’ is an optional service, launched in 2014, which is used to receive notifications when a user’s contacts are nearby by tracking your location.

As the site has been able to verify 9toMac, users have started receiving notifications from Facebook that ensure that The ‘Nearby Friends’ feature will be discontinued on May 31 for iOS and Android in which it is detailed that this tool will stop working on May 31.

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In turn, Facebook has indicated that other experiences such as weather alerts and location history will also disappear later this month. Facebook will discontinue the ‘Nearby Friends’ feature at the end of the month. With this, he indicated that users will be able to access and download location history until August 1 this year in order to store your information. Thereafter, the app will delete this data.