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Admittedly, it sounds a bit creepy, but these days most people continually broadcast their whereabouts on social media anyway. Over time, Glympse has become one of the most popular location apps on the Play Store. The central premise of the app is being able to quickly and easily share your GPS location with friends, family, and co-workers. Download : Glympse Free. Sygic Family Locator is the best app on this list for anyone who has kids and wants to keep abreast of their location all the time.

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Set up and use Find My Friends

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The ability to track and locate an individual is no longer as difficult as it appears in the movies. Wiretaps and bugs can be replaced with something as simple as a smartphone — to a certain extent. Just hop on Facebook Messenger to pinpoint their location so you can make the trip in person. Creepy, huh? The Facebook Messenger app actually poses more of a risk than you might imagine.

This is especially true for those who have hundreds of friends, not all of which are people you may have ever actually met. We probably put way too much of ourselves on social media, providing more information than we think.

Understanding how you can track others may enlighten you on how easy it can be for someone to do the same to you. This particular feature is a more consensual approach to tracking. Facebook Messenger makes it easier for people who want to meet up by allowing friends to share their location.

Search for a location tag of someone on your friends list and their location is all but a few clicks away. The most common way in which to discover a location tag is by checking Facebook Stories. There is also the problem of the location tag providing an incorrect location as the publisher can post any location they choose. Using a free online service like IPLogger can help you to find the exact location of a friend as of the time a post was made.

This feature requires that you have the actual Facebook app installed. You can then enable it by going into the More Options menu and selecting Nearby Friends. Then just tap the option to turn it on. You will now be able to see all of your other friends who are currently using the feature.

Each will be listed by location, showing their physical distance between you. The closest friends will be shown first and will be accompanied by a Facebook Messenger button which you can use to open up a chat with them. Be smart about who you share things with, especially online, as not everyone is as friendly as they may seem. Joseph has over 10 years experience in the IT industry as both an analyst and communications expert.

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Share your real-time location with others

The ability to track and locate an individual is no longer as difficult as it appears in the movies. Wiretaps and bugs can be replaced with something as simple as a smartphone — to a certain extent. Just hop on Facebook Messenger to pinpoint their location so you can make the trip in person.

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I know this is not actually true, because generations of people did it, but it is true for me: I bought my first smartphone in , my first summer in the city, solely for Google Maps. What I wanted most was the sense of shared plot, by way of literal plotting. The idea was that I could wake up and watch them. When we made dinner plans, I could catch them exactly as they rounded the corner to the restaurant.

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Being lost sucks. There really is nothing worse than going to a huge event with a bunch of friends or family and then getting separated. Instead of partying with the bros, you get stuck next to this lame couple who keeps seriously making out every ten seconds. So, in order to avoid loner status, you can use your smartphone to track and locate your peeps. This app is great, but it will only locate other iPhone users. Some of your friends may not have an iPhone, so they would be SOL. There is also a Find My Friends app for Android, but again, you will only be able to find other Android users.

Locate a friend in Find My on iPhone

Set up the Find My app and turn on Find My [device] to get started. Then turn on Share My Location. Location sharing isn't supported in South Korea and might be unavailable in other regions due to local laws. With the Find My Friends app on iCloud. If you don't want your friends to see your location in Find My Friends, you can stop sharing from the app on your iOS device or on iCloud.

Use the Find My app to see the locations of your friends. Ask to follow a friend to see their location.

Note : Other Google products may also allow you to share a one-time location with others. You can also share through messaging apps. After you start navigating by car, foot, or bicycle, you can share your destination, estimated arrival time, and where you are on the route.

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The Most Useful App Is Find My Friends

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One app that was once a popular way to find a friend's phone location was Mobile Number Locator, but the vast majority of recent reviews are poor. As a result, we'.

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