It was the flush end of a pleasurably hot day — 85 degrees in March — and we were all sipping bitter cocktails out in my friend’s backyard, which was both his smoking room, beer garden, viticetum, opossum parlor and barbecue pit. These are all girls with publicly visible Facebook profiles who have checked into these locations recently using Foursquare.I was enjoying the warm dusk with a group of six of my best friends, all of whom seemed interested, except for my girlfriend… become obsessed with Girls Around Me, an app that perfectly distills many of the most worrying issues related to social networking, privacy and the rise of the smartphone into a perfect case study that anyone can understand. It is as innocent as it is insidious; it is just as likely to be reacted to with laughter as it is with tears; it is as much of a novelty as it has the potential to be used a tool for rapists and stalkers.. She works at a coffee shop, and I’m pretty sure she doesn’t moonlight picking up tricks.” “How does it know where these girls are? Is it plucking data from your address book or something? Girls Around Me then shows you a map where all the girls in your area trackable by Foursquare area.But it does, at a glance, sum up what Girls Around Me is all about: a radar overlaid on top of a Google Map, out of which throbs numerous holographic women posing like pole dancers in a perpetual state of undress. If there’s more than one girl at a location, you see the number of girls there in a red bubble.
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For example, I can also look at Zoe’s pictures.” I tapped on the photo album, and a collection of hundreds of publicly visible photos loaded up. which, as it happens, is pretty damn good.” My girlfriend scowled at me. I know what she looks like, both clothed and mostly disrobed. Across the board, the men either looked amused or (in the case of my beardo Diaspora friend) philosophically pleased with themselves about their existing opinions about social networking.
I assured her Zoe in a bikini was no comparison, and moved on. I know her full name, her parents’ full names, her brother’s full name. The women, on the other hand, looked sick and horrified.
When you load it up, the first thing Girls Around Me does is figure out where you are and load up a Google Map centered around your location. The pictures you are seeing are their social network profile pictures.” “Okay, so they that their data can be used like this for anyone to see? “Most privacy settings on social networks default to share everything with everyone, and since most people never change those…