I keep thinking I should finally take the effort to take a photo for my profile icons. Then I see stuff like this and think, nah, why bother? This new iPhone app is not just creepy, it's a useful tool for confidence scams.
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- Looks like Foursquare at least did the right thing and banned the use of their APIs to the app. http://www.cultofmac.com/157793/foursquare-kills-api-access-to-creepy-stalking-app-girls-around-me-exclusive/Mar 31, 2012
- Good to hear! It certainly doesn't help their business.
“This is a violation of our API policy, so we’ve reached out to the developer and shut off their API access.”
Foursquare: We have a policy against aggregating information across venues using our API, to prevent situations like this where someone would present an inappropriate overview of a series of locations.Apr 4, 2012