Geolocation: Is It Safer to Have it On?

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We've had a couple of posts about the dangers of revealing your location lately: A Happy Ending in the Privacy Universe and Do Geotags Reveal Your Home Address?. Media Mum reminds us to consider the good side of having a geolocation enabled device with you. She urges us not to panic, and says

Murderers and kidnappers are not really going to need to use geolocated social media posts in order to find you. But you know who might actually need to?

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Tweet map by Rob Hawkes via Flickr

Read more from Don’t turn off geolocation. It could save your life. at Media Mum


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