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"I know where you are...."

Social Media plays a pivotal role in out lives; from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr and Google+ to name a few. Most individuals use social media to keep in touch with family, friends and keep followers abreast on activities and achievements. 540 more words

Security

Bustle: How To Add Location To Instagram Stories Using Geotags In The App

Nice. I’m all in favor of (consensual, clearly-disclosed) geotagging: How To Add Location To Instagram Stories Using Geotags In The App. “Today, Instagram announced a major upgrade to Stories with the addition of a new Instagram sticker tool that lets users add seasonal stickers and stickers with contextual info like the weather, time, and location. 36 more words

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CAMEL Lab, U Chicago, Launches New Data Repository

The CAMEL Lab at the University of Chicago has launched a new online data repository. “The Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes (CAMEL Lab) at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago would like to announce that a substantial subset of its digital holdings of maps and geospatial data are now available for online public search and download…. 29 more words

New Resources

Surfacing Geographic Bias in Wikipedia

A new site lets you surface possible geographic bias in Wikipedia. “A new website lets you uncover geographical biases in Wikipedia articles by tracking down where editors of different languages source their information. 64 more words

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Keyword #4: Surveillance

Technology. Oh how it is so helpful to all of us in our day-to-day lives. Anytime we want to perform a quick search, our Internet-connected phones are there. 421 more words

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Instagram are removing the map feature

A few weeks ago I noticed that the map icon had been removed from my Instagram app (on Android). Surprised and wondering where it had got to, I did some Googling and discovered that Instagram have decided to stop supporting the feature because it’s underused. 532 more words

Travel

Snapchat and Foursquare Are Teaming Up

Snapchat and Foursquare are teaming up. “Snapchat advertisers now have access to Foursquare’s data points that map 90 million locations when running geofilter campaigns. (Geofilters are the colorful graphics that overlay photos and video.) While Snapchat started offering location data to geofilter advertisers a year ago, brands in theory will now be able to create more targeted and specific parameters for geofilters using Foursquare’s data.”

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