external “Could You Fall Victim to Crime Simply by Geotagging Location Info to Your Photos?” —Digital Trends

But, while you are letting friends and families know where you are with your posts, you are also at risk from burglars and stalkers. It seems implausible, but posting photos and other media tagged with exact geolocation on the Internet allows random people with the right tracking software and wrong motives to find an individual’s location and correlate it with other information. Cyber criminals can quickly and easily find out when a person’s home is empty because the homeowner might post geotagged and time-stamped info both about their home address and their vacation residence, for example.

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