Animals in the Wild ‘Tweet’ Via GPS Trackers

The Realtime Report

In Central Kenya, four GPS-tagged bull elephants are “tweeting” through the hashtag #ElephantsLive. GPS trackers on each elephant allow scouts to follow their location via mobile phone app. What do you think of these two very different uses – raising awareness for animal conservation vs. human safety – for GPS-tagging and ‘tweeting’ wildlife? How many ‘animals’ do you follow on Twitter?

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Invasive or Indispensable: The Case of Permanent GPS

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Is it only a matter of time until we do something ridiculously life saving but also incredibly invasive — like implant GPS tracking devices — so that we can never truly disappear? In extreme circumstances, the bottom line is that this privacy invasive RFID/GPS device can save your life. Invasive or Indispensable: The Case of Permanent GPS is a post written by Tamar Weinberg. ].

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How To Improve GPS Signal On Android

Tweaklibrary

GPS is all we hear about numerous times in a day. Yes GPS sensor is essentially used for navigational apps and services like Google Maps. Many times we face issues with our GPS signal on our Android devices. How to enhance GPS signal on Android? What Is GPS?

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Twitter's Shift Away From GPS-Tagged Tweets Suggests It Will Be Harder To Fight 'Deep Fakes'

Forbes Social Media

Twitter's shift away from geotagged tweets over the past seven years suggests even the oversharing user base of social media regards their locative privacy as sacrosanct and thus solutions to "deep fakes" that involve GPS-based digital signatures are unlikely to gain traction

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls

eBook - Social Media Marketing GPS: A New Media Roadmap For Creating A Social Media Strategy

Diva Marketing Blog

  I am excited to launch Social Media Marketing GPS ,  as free eBook, in celebration of Diva Marketing's 6th blog birthday! Social Media Marketing GPS is the first business book based on Twitter interviews. S ocial Media Marketing GPS is based on Twitter interviews with 40 of the smartest people working in social media.  Sometimes you just have to color outside the lines. Sometimes you stumble. Sometimes you soar.

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Get Your Business Moving: 9 types of Mobile Marketing

Harp Interactive

GPS, Navigation Devices: Location based real-time marketing is going to be the next big thing; it’s time marketers, who are not already taking advantage of localization opportunities, consider this growing medium. Location-Based Marketing : Delivers multi-media directly to the user of a mobile device dependent upon their location via GPS technology. Your customers are not confined to their homes or offices. Why should your marketing be?

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Intro to Foursquare, Brightkite & Location-Based Social Media

Socialized

The most widely understood method is through Global Positioning System (GPS) data obtained from navigational satellites in geosynchronous orbit. The National Space-Based PNT Executive Committee says GPS has “accuracy of 7.8 meters at a 95% confidence level…(and) Real-world data show that some high-quality GPS SPS receivers currently attain better than 3 meter horizontal position accuracy.”

Mobile: Give Your Customers That Something Extra

Mindjumpers

Now, Macy’s, the big all-American department store, has truly tapped into the SoLoMo movement by giving their customers that little extra something in their already launched Macy’s app : A GPS function to navigate in their flagship store in NYC! App Customer service Marketing & Communication Mobile Social Media Carlsberg Crowdit customer service GPS Macy's NYC sales Social Local Mobile solomo

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Was The iPhone 7 Worth The Wait? What Is The Future Of Uber? All That And More On CHOM FM

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A GPS-enabled and swim-proof Apple Watch. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The good folks at CHOM 97.7 FM are posting these segments weekly to SoundCloud , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away.

Apple iPhone 7 (And More) Launch In Less Than Two Minutes

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We have the iPhone 7 , headphones without cables ( AirPods ), an updated Apple Watc h (hello, GPS and water resistant!), airpods apple appleevent appleevent2016 applepresentation applewatch brand businessblog digitalmarketing digitalmarketingagency digitalmarketingblog gps headphone iphone iphone7 jwalterthompson jwt laptop mario marketing marketingblog mirum mirumagency mirumagencyblog mirumblog mitchjoel presentation recode supermario supermariorun technology twitter wpp

A Better Waze To Handle Traffic

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Giving my family member the address for the apartment where I was staying, I just figured he would pump the directions into his GPS. Knowing that the price of GPS apps from companies like Garmin and TomTom run in the $40 to $70 dollar range, I was shocked to hear that Waze was completely free (much like Google Maps ) and offers turn-by-turn GPS functionality with a fascinating twist. GPS only works if we're all actively updating it. gps app.

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Forget Snakes On A Plane, We're About To Get Talking On A Plane

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This week we discussed: The value is live traffic for GPS and mapping applications. chom977fm chomfm ctrlaltdelete ctrlaltdeletewithmitchjoel digitalhealthcarerecords digitalmedia digitalsignage garageband gps guestcontributor itconsultants mappingapplications mobilephonesonaplane montrealradio morningshow morningsrockwithterryandheatherb radiosegment radiostation socialmedia soundcloud technology theinternetofthings trafficupdates

Will The Kinescope Rise Again In The Era Of Deep Fakes?

Forbes Social Media

In an era of digital signatures and GPS-stamped media, could cardboard kinescopes fuel the rise of deep fakes

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The Marketing Moral Compass

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Most marketers run afoul or try something that inevitably gets them into trouble, because they haven''t defined their moral compass of marketing and they have no bearings when presented with opportunities that could wind up messing with their cultural GPS. Are marketer''s the most loathed human beings on earth? It is a question worthy of an answer. As a marketing professional, I often wonder where the vocation sits on the list of the most respected and appreciated industries out there.

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Find Twitter followers by location 2011

Laurel Papworth

Or based on the phone GPS co-ordinates that are sent with the tweet to Twitter. Doesn’t work if they are on a computer or they block GPS location on their phone. Many Twitter mobile phone clients that use the GPS location of the phone may auto-update the Twitter bio from the phone’s location based software. If you know the GPS co-ordinates put them in (see later). The first GPS location (longitude/latitude: -33.000031,151.000562) is YOUR location.

A Brand Of People

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The app also enables you to see how many cars are in your area, approximate waiting time and once a driver has decided to engage you, their information (name, mobile number and license plate) is sent to you, plus you can track their position via GPS. It's strange how much of a brand's foundation is laid by the people who represent it.

City of Forking Paths Turns Downtown Indianapolis Into A Gamer’s Dream

Firebelly

The idea of being on your phone is, these days, associated with waiting for your coffee, trying to look cool when your date is late, or using GPS maps to try and find a bar. But what if there was something that encouraged you to not only use your phone in public, but simultaneously connect you.

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Is Marketing About To Get Really Creepy Or Really Good?

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" If you can get beyond the marketing jargon, WiFiSLAM is, essentially, GPS for the indoors. Having GPS capabilities inside businesses is still in its nascent stage. indoor gps. Apple acquired a company last week. It's something to pay attention to. There is still one slightly unchartered territory that will - without question - be the last mile in marketing. It is the ability for a brand to deliver contextual and highly targeted marketing at the local retail level.

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This Is Being Recorded. By You

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Most people just stare at the map of their GPS system and wait for the voice commands to bark out their next turn. I never tagged myself as an analytics jockey, but switching over to the trip data screen of my GPS turned the long drive into both a game and fascinating collection of data. The art of self-tracking. It was one thing to know where I was going.

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The Year Of More

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Through mobile (which are GPS-enabled) and other innovations, there will be a much bigger push to deliver services to the consumer where they physically are in much more effective ways. While many article and columns look back at the year that was or posture on the year that will be, it's becoming abundantly clear that 2012 will - without question - be the "Year of More.". It sounds a little incredulous to say this when we're in a world that is struggling for stability.

The Drone Wars. Business Style

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As Anderson has already stated on countless occasions: the advanced technology that encapsulates a smartphone (GPS, accelerometers, gyroscopes and simple-to-use software and interfaces mixed with sophisticated and light hardware) means that cheap solutions to unmanned air vehicles are a certainty. Drones are everywhere. Less than a decade ago, The Pentagon had about fifty unmanned combat air vehicles (known as drones or uav).

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #25

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"Is GPS eroding our brain? But that may be what the GPS has done to our brains. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Open source development, forking and GP licences

The Way of the Web

open source forking free software gps licence v3 jigoshop wordpress ecommerceI’ve spent the last 24 hours concentrating on some work for friends and clients, Jigoshop regarding their use of the GPL Licence V3 and the repercussions of ‘forking’ a project under that licence, so if you’re at all interested in open source, you might want to head over and read the latest post to see what’s going on.

Use a Mobile Tracker to Know Where Your Friends Are Hanging Out

Socialmedia.biz

It’s now possible to track and monitor any GPS enabled device, including your friends’ phones, anywhere in the world, whether in the bustle and hustle of Manhattan or some remote village in Kathmandu. . Find Your Friends Via GPS with Mobile Tracking Apps.

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Track U.S. and Global COVID-19 Cases on These Websites

Ari Herzog

Some of these tracking websites are specific to your current GPS location. The site uses your GPS location to show a local map with corresponding data of wherever you are. The pin is my GPS location. The pin is my GPS location. The pin is my GPS location.

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Stop Your Smartphone From Telling Burglars Where You Live

Ari Herzog

Because today’s smartphones are preinstalled with GPS technology (that power your maps and Foursquare apps so you always know where you are), that technology is also added in the form of metadata that is attached to every photo or video your device records. The fix is easy: turn off the GPS “feature” for your camera and video, keeping it on for the apps that need location information. Photo by Pieter Vieu. Used with permission.

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Twitter Reminds Us How Much Of The World Is Absent From Geotagged Social Media

Forbes Social Media

The siren song of GPS-tagged social media has led us to artificially narrow our focus to the parts of the world offering the richest geographic insights, further increasing the divide between those whose voices are heard online and those who appear merely as empty space on our “big data” maps

The Era Of Precision Mapping Of Social Media Is Coming To An End

Forbes Social Media

It turns out that the grand vision of mapping GPS-tagged tweets was based on an assumption that proved false and a privacy setting that Twitter changed in April 2015, meaning our mappable future is becoming fuzzier and fuzzier and fading rapidly

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Track U.S. and Global COVID-19 Cases on These Websites

Ari Herzog

Some of these tracking websites are specific to your current GPS location. The site uses your GPS location to show a local map with corresponding data of wherever you are. The pin indicates my GPS location.

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Kids And Tech: Tips for Parents in the Digital Age

Socialmedia.biz

Invest in a GPS system that can track your teenagers’ location. There are many great research websites to help you find the best GPS system for your car, so take some time and do research. Some GPS systems come with a monthly plan that is very cheap. Technology is increasingly becoming a part of our lives. Many schools have gone to where they will only accept writing assignments on computers.

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3 Fun iPhone Apps for Cyclists

Idaconcpts

The Runkeeper app uses the great GPS technology of the iPhone to keep track of all your bike rides. You won’t be needing any of those expensive GPS watches anymore. Cyclemeter GPS Bike Computer for Road and Mountain Cycling. It turns any iPhone into a GPS-enabled fitness computer. We all know that exercising is important but for many it remains an activity that they would rather skip.

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Essential Business Solutions For Growth

The Realtime Report

In order to maximize the efficiency of your fleet, it’s important to invest in GPS fleet tracking. If you’re not sure what that involves, take a look at GPS fleet tracking pricing for a good idea of the kinds of options that are available at different price points.

Pure App Review

SocialFish

On your first login, Pure will request access to your data as well as your GPS location. Since Pure only allow connections with users nearby, the platform relies heavily on GPS data to function correctly.

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Being Your Own Competition

Justin Levy

You focus on following your path instead of “retracing someone else’s GPS route guidance,” as Chris Brogan recently called others’ plans. Who is your competition? Not who is your company’s competition but who is your personal competition. You may have colleagues, close friends or a significant other that you have a friendly competition with – a way of pushing each other.

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Kuwait Has Most Twitter Users Per Capita

The Realtime Report

Only tweets sent by smartphones that included GPS location data were used for the study. Kuwait has the most Twitter users per capita, according to a recent paper by analysts from Northeastern University. The Netherlands ranks #2, while the UK and US fall behind in 4th and 5th place, respectively. The researchers also found a clear correlation between GDP per capita and Twitter adoption.

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5 Telltale Signs Your Girlfriend is Cheating

Socialmedia.biz

Installing the spy phone app on your girlfriend’s phone will allow you to access GPS data and know where she is. It’s a myth that girls don’t cheat on their partners.

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Touring the World: Preparing for a Long Trip

The Realtime Report

If you use digital cameras or mobile phones with GPS modules, these devices can quickly eat up battery juice. Touring the World: Preparing for a Long Trip. Touring the world continues to be one of the most popular choices among young people around the world.

Apple Debuts iBeacon Location Technology in U.S. Stores

The Realtime Report

How is iBeacon different than using GPS for geo-location? Transmission through Bluetooth wireless technology gives your phone precise information about where you are in the store, while GPS transmitters don’t work well indoors and don’t distinguish well between locations only a few feet apart. How can a retailer effectively reach consumers in-store and educate them about deals that might be of particular interest?

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Tweet to Translate: Free Twitter Hub at Sochi Games

The Realtime Report

Million Twitter Sweepstakes Animals in the Wild ‘Tweet’ Via GPS Trackers Cinime Lets Moviegoers Connect Little Screen To Big Screen. We’ve all heard the dismal reports from journalists checking into not-quite-ready hotels , but there’s some good news at Sochi too. One of our favorites is a free, on-demand Twitter translation service for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

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