Facebook is one of the most popular social media sites in the world. This social networking site has shaped a whole new trend. With the passage of time, it is adding billions of users all across the world from all regions and places. You keep connected to distant family members, clients, friends and other know ones through it. It has reduced the distance in the hectic life even if you live far away from them. Through this excellent networking, you can chat with people and share pictures and videos with them. But, it also creates some problems when unscrupulous people get engaged in harming you in various ways through Facebook.
Have you ever thought about what else Facebook can do except social networking? Yes! It can track locations. You can track the precise location of your friends and family members, using Facebook location tracking. It is also good for sharing your own location with them. This feature also gives an extended hand to track a person secretly and effectively without realizing them that they are being tracked. There may be several reasons you want to track the location of a person. It is not possible without a correct tracking tool.
Tracking your friends on Facebook is the easy process. You can do it in simple steps without mastering any software technology or download any specific app. But, if you or your friends have not enabled the Facebook location sharing feature on their device, you can not track the location of a person. Another foolproof method to track your friend’s location is trying the Marauders Maps which is a Google Chrome extension. It can track the location of your Facebook friend through the chats with accuracy. But, it is possible only up to 1 meter. Here are the steps to install this feature and uses.
Download Marauders Maps at: https://github.com/arank/marauders-map
You can add the Marauder’s Map Google Chrome extension from the chrome store. You can also find it on its official website.
Enable the developer mode of Google Chrome extension. Then, the extension is ready to track the desired location.
Then, open the chat history of the friend you want to track. Marauder’s map will automatically start the process of finding his location.
Finally, you will get the exact location of the messenger.
But, remember that Marauder’s Map extracts the location info which is related to a Facebook chat only. That too, when the Facebook location sharing is enabled on the target device.
Tracking location can be pretty fun if you yourself are being tracked. Indeed the Facebook location sharing was created with the intent to enable people to share their location with their family and friends. Yet, some people find a way to exploit it. It may also have some criminal intent. But it can also be very useful in knowing some fruitful things. For example, you can learn schedule of employees of your company.
If you want to turn off location access to the just Facebook app, then follow the simple steps mentioned here.
Launch the Facebook app from the app drawer of your smartphone. Tap on the “More” icon which is three horizontal bars. Then, scroll down to find the “Account settings”.
Tap on the “location” option. Then, toggle the location sharing button to disable it. Now, you won’t be sharing your location with someone every time you send a message.
View more about Facebook Location at: https://www.facebook.com/help/337244676357509
Monitoring someone’s location using the above method has some limitations. It can track the location history of a person if they share it on Facebook. But, most people don’t like sharing their location. So a much better tool XySpy.
You can visit the official website of XySpy. Then, click on “Try it now” button to register for an account. Then, fill in your email and password and press “Sign up”.
Now, on the XySpy setup wizard. Enter the details of the target like name, age and other details.
Download the XySpy monitoring app and install it on the target device. Launch the app. Then, sign in with your XySpy account. Grant all permissions to the app. Then, press “Start Monitoring”.
Then, sign in with your XySpy account. Open Locations from the control panel. See all the location data of the target device with the time stamps.
How disappointed you will feel if you want to know the real-time location of a person but, find the much later location. You can see the real-time GPS location of a person through XySpy app. All that you need to do is to set up the app on the target device. Then, it will reveal their exact location and the places they went.