Smartphone Stalkers

Wow! This video scared the s*** out of me. Did you know people can basically stalk you through pictures you post on Facebook, Twitter, etc? There is an application on smartphones that allows hackers to find your location through a photo. Watch this news report for an explanation.

Okay, pick your jaw up off the floor
It is easy to turn off geotagging. Here is how to do it:


1. Settings
2. General
3. Reset
4. Reset Location & Privacy
5. Launch Camera App & select
“Don’t Allow” when prompted.


1. Start camera application
2. Hit the Settings button
3. Scroll down & find the GPS Tag option and turn it off


1. Open Camera
2. Set the Location icon to “Disabled”

Windows Phone:

1. Go to Settings
2. Navigate to Applications
3. Scroll down to Pictures & Camera
4. Set “include location (GPS) info in Pictures you take to “Off”

Samsung Galaxy:

1. Open the Camera App
2. Click on Settings
3. Click on the Second tab on top (spanner icon)
4. Uncheck the box next to the GPS Tag

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