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Old 01-10-2014, 02:40 PM
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I just found this out today but had I thought about it it should be obvious.
You know those pics you take with your phone and post on here or on facebook or any other web site like photo bucket etc.? Guess what, if your phone is set with location services on for your phone anyone can find out the exact location of where you took that pic. While this can at times be very handy it could also be a bit TMI to post a pic of your grandchild in her house which in turn would give out her address to anyone viewing the pic if they had the free software tools.
Rather scary.
Please watch this video, and understand how to set your phone location services for those times you do not want to divulge the location of the picture you want to post online.

http://watchthisdaily.com/1981/warni...l-phone-video/

On my iphone 4 w/ IOS 7 the settings were under settings/privacy/location services/camera ....I found my camera location services were on. Not anymore.
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http://www.snopes.com/crime/warnings/smartphonepix.asp

Saw the same thing on facebook earlier this week.
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One of the many reasons I don't own a smart phone.
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I'm not even sure of how to take a pic w/ my ol' "dumb" phone. Forums like this are my only electronic form of social networking. OTOH Linda and I along w/ a few friends solve a lot of world problems at our AM coffee gathering, LOL!!

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