Jeena, 8 months ago 2017-05-25 14:23:20 Google maps seems to be running in the background on my phone and suggested me to upload a photo from the restaurant I'm in right now. Creepy, and why is it uaing power from the battery for stuff like this? 8 Replies Christian Kruse, 8 months ago That's exactly the kind of stuff why I avoid Android and the Google eco system in general. Jeena, 8 months ago I have never seen that, I don't use google maps that much, it was just preinstalled on my phone. Yannik, 8 months ago Does this really surprise you? Yannik, 8 months ago Yannik, 8 months ago How did you think they are generating *busy* times of a store or even real-time *people in the store now* numbers? Jeena, 8 months ago It actually did. Jeena, 8 months ago Wow, I'm speachless ... Christopher Sikkenga, 8 months ago Google's quest for data is very scary, IMO. https://www.wired.com/2017/04/wholl-really-benefit-verilys-exhaustive-health-study/ It's interesting to know so many developers who are concerned with this type of data collection, yet work for companies building similar systems. A job is a job, though. Have you written a response? Let me know the URL: Send There's also indie comments (webmentions) support.