Your Tweets May Be Betraying You
Friday, March 11, 2011
When you use your smartphone to take a photo or use social media platforms like Twitter, the messages you send are frequently encoded with your GPS coordiantes. Yiannis Kakavas, a programmer in Germany, has created a program called Creepy that aggregates all the data you send you out, and lets anyone build a map showing where you were when you Tweeted, Flickr’d, or Foursquared. Bob talks to Kakavas about his aptly named program.