Preventing dating stalkers

The headline might well have been: “No More Sausage Fests With Girls Around Me [Humor]” It was in just this spirit that I’d shown off the app to my friends in the first place.It was getting late, we were all drunk or on the verge of getting there, and it had been a perfect day.A big green button at the bottom reading “Photos & Messaging” just begged to be tapped, and when I did, I was whisked away to Zoe’s Facebook profile. Most of her information is visible, so I now know her full name.

That made Girls Around Me a funny curio, a titillating novelty app, the kind of thing you pulled out with your buddies at the bar to laugh about…

I can think of no better way to get a person to realize that they should understand their Facebook privacy settings then pulling out this app. For more details and a statement from Foursquare, read here.

That’s why I hope you’ll go download Girls Around Me on your i Phone or i Pad. : Girls Around Me developer i-Free has released a full statement on the app, in which they say they’ve done nothing wrong and been made a scapegoat for privacy issues.

When you load it up, the first thing Girls Around Me does is figure out where you are and load up a Google Map centered around your location. The pictures you are seeing are their social network profile pictures.” “Okay, so they that their data can be used like this for anyone to see? “Most privacy settings on social networks default to share everything with everyone, and since most people never change those…

The rest of the interface is very simple: in the top left corner, there’s a button that looks like a radar display, at the right corner, there’s a fuel meter (used to fund the app’s freemium model), and on the bottom left is a button that allows you to specify between whether you’re interested in women, men or both. ” one of my friends asked, which given the Matrix-like silhouettes posing on the splash screen was a pretty good question. well, they end up getting sucked up into apps like this.” “But they know they’ve checked in, right? Foursquare lets you check other people into a location.

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