12 Mar '12, 8am

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FORT BENNING, Ga. (March 7, 2012) -- "Is a badge on Foursquare worth your life?" The question was posed by Brittany Brown, social media manager of the Online and Social Media Division at the Office of the Chief of Public Affairs. It may sound outlandish, but in the age of social geotagging, it can be a reality. There are a number of location-based social media applications and platforms, including Foursquare, Gowalla, SCVNGR, Shopkick, Loopt and Whrrl, currently on the market. They use GPS features, typically in the user's phone, to publish the person's location and offer rewards in the form of discounts, badges or points to encourage frequent check-ins. Security risks for the military: A deployed service member's situational awareness includes the world of social media. If a Soldier uploads a photo taken on his or her smartphone to Facebook, they could broadcast the exact...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/75165/Geotagging_poses_securi...

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army.mil 13 Mar '12, 10am

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army.mil 13 Mar '12, 12pm

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mod.uk 12 Mar '12, 4pm

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army.mil 12 Mar '12, 3pm

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kicksonfire.com 11 Mar '12, 6am

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armytimes.com 13 Mar '12, 8pm

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defense.gov 13 Mar '12, 4am

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army.mil 15 Mar '12, 11am

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defense.gov 12 Mar '12, 4pm

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defense.gov 13 Mar '12, 11am

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care2.com 13 Mar '12, 10am

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