Mr. Darcy

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  • Mr. Darcy,  Safety and Security

    Be careful sharing photos online – they usually have GPS coordinates in them

    When I was building and testing the Darcy Girl site, I discovered something surprising (and a little scary). The photos we uploaded had GPS coordinates in them that shows exactly where we were when the photo was taken. The feature is called Geotagging and it is widely implemented by camera apps. This is often a great feature because it allows photo viewing applications to display the location. Many times I have looked at a photo and wondered exactly where it was taken. With the GPS coordinates, I can know precisely! As long as I (or trusted family and friends) am the one looking at the photo, the location is a…