How to Disable Facebook's Places

Location-based feature is opt-in—here's how to opt out

By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff

Posted Aug 19, 2010 5:54 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Facebook has unveiled its long-awaited Places feature, as usual assuming that all users will be thrilled to "take part in all of their privacy-eroding new features," writes Adam Dachis at Lifehacker. Luckily, "it's pretty easy to opt out of this one," he says, assuming you're not that jazzed about telling the world (maybe even bad guys) where you are or having your oh-so-clever buddy check you into a strip club as a practical joke. See the video for a how-to or click on the Lifehacker link.

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