How Facebook Might Buy Your Location for $1 Billion

Wired: Why is Facebook so interested in a map?

It’s not. Facebook is almost certainly interested in the mutual self-tracking club behind the map rather than the map itself. The way Waze works, you see, is that everyone who downloads fresh traffic data is also contributing fresh traffic data; the app regularly and automatically uploads your physical locations which can be used to determine your speed.

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In2iti0n2896d ago

Big Brother will exist, but it won't be government that creates him. In the name of profit and cool new apps we shall all bow before Big Brother.