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31 Mar 2011

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Creepy: Stalker’s Dream App Allows Tracking of Anyone’s Location

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The creators of a new geo-location app called “Creepy” knew exactly what they were doing when they named the app, because, well, it’s a bit creepy. This new app aggregates GPS coordinates for any user, pointing out their most frequented hangouts on a map by tracking information embedded in Foursquare, Twitter, and Flickr. Yes, this is a stalker’s dream app. The easy-to-use app will allow you to type in any username and it will grab any and all location data it can find, from Foursquare check-ins, and even tweet locations. So, while it won’t tell you exactly where someone is in real-time, it will allow you to see where someone usually hangs out. So, for all you stalkers out there, you will still need to do some legwork, but this app will help you close the gap between yourself and the one you soo covet. Yes, kind of creepy.

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