Viewing posts tagged Accidental Photo Metadata

Be Careful When Posting Photos Online

Posted by: The Photo Investigator in XYZ 6 years, 3 months ago

A research project downloaded a bunch of pictures of cats, and put the photos on a map by using the GPS metadata.

Tags: GPSAccidental Photo MetadataBeware Location
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Arrested by Unwitting Photo GPS Coordinates

Posted by: The Photo Investigator in XYZ 7 years ago

John McAfee was in for a surprise when he chose to boast his freedom from chasing authorities via a popular blog reporter.  Not only was the photo of terrible quality and with an object blocking part of the scene, but also the unassuming reporter posted a photo which included the exact GPS location of McAfee, and within a short time he was in custody. To view the GPS metadata, save the photo to your iPhone or iPad, and open the photo from within the Photo Investigator app.

Tags: McAfeeAccidental Photo MetadataGPSBeware Location
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