Tag: Facebook

  • Locaccino – Privacy Oriented Location Based Service

    Locaccino is a location-centered social application that was developed in the Mobile Commerce Lab at Carnegie Mellon. The idea behind the application was to allow its users to share their location with friends. Unlike other services, the technology behind Locaccino allows to easily define the times when the user would like to share her locations […]

  • How Facebook Places will bring location based services to the mainstream

    It has been a week since Facebook announced the launch of their new service, Places. In a nut shell, Places brings the integration of location into our Facebook accounts and displays a Check-In notice on our wall, just like a status message. The service has launched gradually throughout the days and now more and more users can use this […]