App seeks to educate youth about pervasiveness of geotagging

11/6/2013 | KPIX-TV (San Francisco)

Researchers from the International Computer Science Institute have designed a mobile application that gathers the location information shared through a user's social media accounts to make a "blueprint" of the user's location over a month. The app, dubbed "Ready or Not," is meant to be an educational tool to teach young people how easily geotagging can be used to create a map of an individual's movements, co-creators Gerald Friedland and Jae Young Choi said.

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