Sunday, August 29, 2010

Dangers of Geotagging: Be Wary of Location-Based Social Networking Services

"Geotagging" is a method of attaching Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates to photos that you display on social networking sites such as Facebook.  This is a handy device if you want friends or family to know the location of your house or favorite restaurant.  It is not so good if some criminals or stalkers latch onto your online identity site.  Read more in "Location services pose huge security risks", USA Today Technology, August 28, 2010.

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