APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

  • In this Aug. 8, 2018, file photo a mobile phone displays a user’s travels using Google Maps in New York. Days after an Associated Press investigation revealed that Google is storing the locations of users even if they turn a privacy setting called “Location History” off, the company has changed a help page that erroneously described how the setting works. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

SAN FRANCISCO — Google has revised a help page that erroneously described how its “Location History” setting works, clarifying for users that it still tracks their location even if they turn the setting off.

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