Facebook knows an awful lot about its users, which is great for the company. The vast trove of data which includes your personal information, contacts, city of residence and taste in music helps Facebook target relevant ads to you and make tons of money in the process. By learning about who you’re friends with, it can also suggest people you may know, but haven’t yet added to your network. What’s interesting – and potentially worrying – is that it can also use your location history to suggest people. Fusion notes that Facebook uses a combination of several factors, including overlapping…

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