Facebook will soon be the new Big Brother, after the completion of a smartphone app to track user’s locations.

While Facebook already has the right to know who you are, what you’re doing, or what you’re searching, it has been announced that a smartphone app to track your whereabouts at any given moment is scheduled to be released in March, according to Fairfax.

Although the app is intended to help users find nearby friends, it will continue to run on your phone even if the program isn’t in use, which is said to help Facebook in their marketing and advertising tactics for individual users.

The development of the track app will in turn change Facebook users’ choice to post location updates or keep them secret – a feature option already available.

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