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2014-04-30 08:29:11

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Encouraging users to "Discover, Share and Explore," the iPhone app epical (http://www.epicalinc.com/) is a new type of social network. Based on geolocations rather than street addresses, stores, or restaurants, the app lets users find, create, and share geotagged locations anywhere on Earth. Charting the world from the high mountains to the deep blue sea and everywhere in between, epical is indeed the most versatile app of its kind....

Location Data Still Found In 20 Percent Of Tweets
2013-09-04 08:26:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Even with location data turned off, it’s still possible to send out Tweets with this information. With more people engaging in the privacy conversation, a new study from the University of Southern California (USC) reveals some Twitter users aren’t being as careful as they could be to protect their sensitive information. After sampling some 15 million Tweets, the researchers found almost one in five 140-character strings of text...

2013-08-29 23:01:04

EarthCam.net is launching an updated and enhanced version of its Control Center 7 Software to celebrate its 17th anniversary. A key feature of the Control Center upgrade to version 7.11 is the new tools for interior, exterior and foundation imaging, providing construction professionals with an indisputable record of pre-existing and as-built conditions. New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 In the spirit of continuous innovation and to mark its 17 years of success in the industry, EarthCam.net...

2013-08-06 23:25:50

Geo Tactical Solutions has just released FotoMapr, the first professional-grade GPS camera module to offer universal compatibility with any digital camera. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Geo Tactical Solutions (GTS) has just released its new professional-grade GPS module, FotoMapr. In addition to its high positional accuracy, FotoMapr delivers powerful capabilities designed to greatly enhance georeferenced photographic data collection in the field. The module works seamlessly with...

Image 1 - Military Personnel Warned Against Geotagging Photos
2012-03-10 07:22:22

American military personnel could find their lives in danger due to an unlikely source -- Facebook's recently adopted Timeline feature -- officials from the US Army warned earlier this week. According to a BBC News report published Friday, the actual culprit is geotagged photographs, or pictures that are marked with the location where they were taken. Geotagging is a popular feature on the Mark Zuckerberg-founded social network and other websites like it, and many smartphones automatically...

2012-02-09 23:30:56

Do geotagged photos posted online threaten children's safety? A study published in the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics this month suggests that parents and carers could be putting children at risk if they upload digital photos that are automatically "geotagged" by their camera. Joanne Kuzma of the University of Worcester, England, has analyzed photos that clearly show children's faces on the photo sharing site Flickr. She found that a significant...

2010-12-08 16:40:01

Research shows that locations of online photos may reveal your friendships Comparing the locations of photos posted on the Internet with social network contacts, Cornell University computer scientists have found that as few as three "co-locations" for images at different times and places could predict with high probability that two people posting photos were socially connected. The results have implications for online privacy, the researchers said, but also suggest a quantitative answer to a...

2008-09-23 00:00:15

PHOTOKINA and COLOGNE, Germany, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Eye-Fi Inc. (http://www.eye.fi/), makers of the world's first wireless memory card for digital cameras, today announced enhancements to its family of Eye-Fi cards that will make the upload of digital photos from camera to computer twice as fast. The faster wireless speeds will also be made available to existing Eye-Fi users at no extra cost. In addition, users will be able to upgrade their Eye-Fi cards to add the individual services...

2008-08-13 09:00:29

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Today online photo sharing site SmugMug, and Eye-Fi, makers of the world's first wireless memory card for digital cameras, announced a partnership that will provide free geotagging and hotspot access for SmugMug members using an Eye-Fi Share card or original Eye-Fi Card. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080813/NYW041 ) The Eye-Fi cards automatically upload pictures from a digital camera to a computer and to the Web for...


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