location-based social networking


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location-based social networking

The inclusion of mobile positioning in social networking services that lets people know where they are at any given time. For example, using their smartphones, Facebook Places lets members share their current geographic location with their Facebook friends. See mobile positioning and social networking site.
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Army and Navy began posting training modules on the Web with titles such as "OPSEC [Operations Security] and Safe Social Networking" and "Geotags and Location-Based Social Networking: Applications, OPSEC, and Protecting Unit Safety" that addressed the security risks of textual references to the location of MP, geotagging, and use of other location-based social networking features (U.S.
In 2007, a little thing called Twitter broke out from the pack in Austin, and two years later, Foursquare was also effectively launched into a nationally known location-based social networking site.
He works with Wework Labs, a co-op space for entrepreneurs; Tremor Media, a digital video tech company; and he moved Foursquare, creator of the location-based social networking site, into their new 56,000 s/f office space at 568 Broadway in the heart of SoHo.
Pegged as an application designed for the 'dude that does', Bromance is a location-based social networking device that will allow users post an activity to the app so that nearby users can respond and join.
2011, 'Monitoring People Using Location-Based Social Networking and Its Negative Impact on Trust: An Exploratory Contextual Analysis of Five Types of "Friend" Relationship', in Keith Miller (ed.), IEEE Symposium on Technology and Society 2011 (ISTAS11) IEEE, Illinois, Chicago, IL, http://works.bepress.com/kmichael/209.
In addition to these general networks, location-based social networking such as Foursquare and Facebook Places, as well as event-based social networking through Meetup and Facebook Events, are on the rise.
The location-based social networking website, Foursquare Labs Inc., based on software for mobile devices has raised $50 million in new venture capital.
The company is the creator of "Inta Feen," the leading mobile location-based social networking game in the Arab world.
The two-year-old location-based social networking Web site is available to anyone with GPS-enabled devices.
Those reporting service troubles included foursquare, a location-based social networking site; Quora, a question-and-answer service; Reddit, a news-sharing site; and BigDoor, which makes game tools for Web publishers.
Ao Pay close attention to the location privacy settings on phones, social networking sites and online applications.?Ao Don't "check in" on location-based social networking sites from home, and don't include GPS coordinates in tweets, blogs or social networking accounts.?Ao Limit who you add to your social network location services, and do not make your location data publicly available or searchable.?Ao Don't geo-tag photos of your house or your children.
The Orthodox rabbi acknowledges the irony of putting a shul on a location-based social networking site that requires mobile check-ins; he doesn't really expect that people will be checking in often, since the use of electronic devices is prohibited on the Sabbath and, the rest of the week, is generally frowned upon.

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