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A person wants to let the gps on his phone inform other people and his phone applications of his location.

Where for the iPhone plots the user's location based on the phone GPS and then show where nearby Starbucks are.

Use When

  • Use to enable users to plot themselves on a map or announce their location.
  • Use to enable users to meet up with other people nearby.
  • Use to empower features on social applications.


Most mobile phones are now being equipped with geo-location features, which means more and more applications and tools can bring together location and people in interesting ways.

Utilize the built in features of geo-mapping to allow users to share their location to a trusted network.

Allow users to turn off presence or location indicators.

Use a user’s location to show nearby businesses or events of interest.

Allow users to indicate who, from their network, can see their location.

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