Originally Posted by doogald
I turned off this setting, but it doesn't prevent Facebook from getting location when the app is brought to the foreground. Whenever you start the app, you will definitely see the location status icon flashing in the status bar at the top of the phone, and there does not seem to be a way to turn this off. I wish that there was.
Thank you for the clarifications. I removed the incorrect information.
You can disable it if root-ed. For us un-root-ed people there is another solution ... Never Start Facebook.