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Archive for August, 2010

Showing your content on a map

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 by Servage
Geotagging has become one of the new buzz words in the Internet industry. Lots of popular services are introducing new location-based products. Facebook introducing places, Flickr showing of pictures on a map, sports applications tracking your fittness activities, mobile phone applications automaically finding resources near you, restaurants, bus stops and more. All these services, new and old, are making heavy use of mobile devices, cameras, and other GPS enabled devices to automatically capture and submit location data. Of course we all like the ease of automated systems, but aren't we forgetting about all other - existing - content on the Internet? A whole lot of content out there is somehow ...