With just about every kid growing up online in this day and age, this presents new risks to teens that have not arose before all the technological advances. 432 more words
Tags » Geotagging
According to April L. Tanner, researcher and writer of the International Journal of Multidisciplinary in Cryptology and Information Security, Geographic metadata, otherwise known as Geotagging, “can be used by criminals in their unlawful endeavors.” Geotagging is extremely dangerous to the hundreds of thousands of people that upload their photos to social media sites such as Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, and any other site that allows users to post private photos to the web. 181 more words
24 more words
MasterCard, Syniverse To Secure Mobile Payments Abroad By Barry Levine, Newsfactor Business Report, February 25, 2014
Geotagging is a key aspect of the new, pay-when-you’re-abroad service planned by MasterCard and Syniverse, allowing mobile users to be authorized when they’re in a new country, as well as enabling appropriate data plans and marketing services.
As history has consistently proven, advancing technology is not without its drawbacks. The proliferation of smartphones has made it easier than ever to take photos and videos and share them with the world at a moment’s notice, but the photo itself may not be all that you’re sharing. 39 more words