Here Is How To Turn Off Facebook's Creepy New Find Friends Nearby Feature*

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Word broke this morning that Facebook’s new Find Friends Nearby feature allows you to find people who are in your generally vicinity.Facebook did not make a way to specifically turn this feature off. Instead you have to stop the entire app from accessing your location.

If this new feature has you feeling creeped out follow these steps to turn it off.

*Facebook killed the Find Friends Nearby feature the same day it was discovered. We guess it was even too creepy for the social network. See the statement here.

Tap Settings

Head to Location Services

And turn off Facebook location services all together.

See Facebook's new Find Friends Nearby feature in action>

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