One of the hottest topics in the world of Social Media right now goes under the unlovely title of Geosocial Networking - defined by Wikipedia as “a type of social networking in which geographic services and capabilities such as geocoding and geotagging are used to enable additional social dynamics”. Don’t you just love that type of definition, where you start off trying to find out what one term means and end up going round in circles looking up three or four more new ones?
Put simply, it is where online Social Media meets the physical shop, pub, restaurant, garage…….
The two best known Geosocial networking tools are Foursquare and Facebook Places – tools that allow the user to notify his friends and the world in general (including potential burglars!) where he is at any point in time, and which enable him to get some information about the area around him.
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