Smartphone pictures pose privacy risks

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SID2014

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Did You Know: You and your kids could get easily tracked!

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Check out the video below, please, to understand WHY it is important to remove the EXIF and GPS data of any device who is getting used to take photos!

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Keep It Private Till Everything Is Checked In Depth

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What YOU should know:

    • Students took photos of parents and sisters, brothers: do THEY agree to that the photos will get published on the internet?
    • Photos are using the GPS tracking and show WHERE the real location is! THIS is NOT good and the tags should get removed before publishing!
    • WHAT is Geotagging?

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How To Remove The GPS Tracking Of Photos

The GPS Tracking of photos SHOULD get disabled first of all in any device, smartphones, iPad, iPhone! SHOW the students (learners) how to do this while following the tips of the below links:

Another trick is, while using PhotoScape, to remove the EXIF information and any other information, see screenshot below.

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PhotoScape settings for privacy

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Camera information – Exchangeable image file format (Exif)

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Stay tuned for next blogs ;)

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