Why does every app want to know my location?

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    Why does every app want to know my location?

    Even the legit apps like VZW stuff wants my gps coordinates. What gives?

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    How else will they know how to find you?

    Some apps might need the info to locate what is in the area (apps such as Where for example)...

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    I've seen few ask for GPS but nearly every one that has ads will want the to know the state you're in because the advertisers need to deliver relevant ads.

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    So they can come to your house and steal your DX while you sleep.

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