Friday, January 4, 2013

New web app uses Google Street View to show exactly where Instagram pictures were taken

New web app uses Google Street View to show exactly where Instagram pictures were taken
New web app uses Google Street View to show exactly where Instagram pictures were taken  

Ha, you thought you were just posting your favorite picture on the web. But, with this app, that college students put together, it's possible to harvest data from that photo to determine where it was snapped. Critics say this is a stalker's dream come true.

More importantly, it just goes to show you that there is no real privacy in what is posted online.

1. Free email services like gmail and yahoo read your email to post ads  on you email pages that's related to what you are talking about in your email.

2. Facebook is selling al the dat in your profile to anyone who will buy it.

3. Now we learn that posting a picture on the web means people with the right application can determine where the photo was taken.

2013 is already proof positive that online privacy is an oxymoron.

The Beat harvests data from Instagram then links the location that photos were taken to images from Google Street View

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2256513/New-web-app-uses-Google-Street-View-exactly-Instagram-pictures-taken.html#ixzz2H4Wi2iE0 


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