Stalker App Allows Men To Track WomenPosted: May 31, 2012
A new app called Girls Around Me merges Facebook and Foursquare data with Google maps to track the nearest women via GPS. Female (and male) Facebook or Foursquare users could unknowingly be signalling their whereabouts by using social networking apps. Unlike other applications which can track whereabouts like the gay-dating app Grindr there is no ‘opt out’ of the system leaving the potential for women to be victims of crime, particularly stalking. For a full summary check out this article on ZDnet.