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Users seldom think about the location data their apps and devices are generating. This info is very personal and can expose both individuals and companies to a surprising array of risk. We ask top privacy experts why users should be aware and steps they can take to control it.

  • Survival Tips for the Solo Female Traveler

    Aigerim Berzinya - Jul 19, 2018

    Can I travel by myself? What if I get lost? I bet these questions are very familiar to ladies, who are thinking of traveling alone. Location sharing is one of the main tools to keep your families and friends updated on where you are. Here you can find advice from professional female solo travelers, must-have items in your backpack and recommendations on the most suitable GPS apps.

  • Children are perfect consumers, because they do not think about product usefulness or limited funds. Targeted advertising is a prior goal in marketing and it puts our beloved ones in danger. This is our responsibility to educate children how to survive online and use the Internet safely.

  • The European Union is trying to make companies respect individuals` data privacy. Hopefully, GDPR changes giant internet corporations` attitudes regarding data protection. One day other countries will follow the EU and will come up with similar laws to keep all of our data encrypted, private and anonymous.

  • While analyzing these ten employee GPS tracking services we found lots of excellent platforms that offer a large number of features. Most of them support mobile apps with mobile monitoring options. Some are better suited for field businesses and some are better for office-centric firms.

  • There is a huge variety of GPS and Map applications in tech market. 26 professional bloggers share their opinion about location sharing and make recommendations in app improvements. Only 69% of interviewed travelers are satisfied with their current apps.

  • When it comes to data privacy and security, it is irresponsible to blame someone for all troubles happened to us. However, it does not remove any social media platforms guiltiness in personal data leaks, which happened recently. The EU and its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) go into effect on May 25, 2018. There are big expectations to it. We will see...

  • There are fifteen ways to develop your business by using employee and asset GPS tracking. GPS tracking improves quality of provided service, efficiently manages workforce and supports employees in different aspects: security at work, control of overtime hours and "magic work" of HR sector.

  • Every parent’s primary concern is their children's safety. Location sharing apps are one of the perfect ways to look out for kids and to help keep them secure at all times. This can work in many different occasions and is much better than calling your children, with all of their friends knowing they are talking to parents, especially if you have teenagers.

  • There are regular employee tracking apps which offer a usual set of features, such as GPS monitoring, performance tracking, closed messaging employees` groups, time tracking features, and etc. However, some of them can be considered as too invasive like incognito agents. This article is about spying apps used for secretly monitoring employees` activities at work (maybe not only at work).

  • Employees have rights. The status and rights of a person in a society shouldn't degrade when they are in the role of an employee at a company. It is important for employees to stand up for their rights and push back when employers overstep boundaries. GPS tracking is a powerful tool, but is always a potential invasion of privacy.