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Topic # 127545 14-Aug-2013 11:35
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  Reply # 877016 14-Aug-2013 11:36
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This one seems to be doing to rounds on facebook.

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  Reply # 877046 14-Aug-2013 11:53
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Really ? Americans have only just worked that out ?




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  Reply # 877051 14-Aug-2013 11:57
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Yeeeppp... Geo tagging of photos... nothing new here.  Also I checked a few images from Facebook etc... seems like the geo tags are stripped.  Can anyone confirm that?

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  Reply # 877068 14-Aug-2013 12:14
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Facebook strips it but retain it internally for themselves.

They do try to match the location to any area nearby though which is why it normally says what city or town it was taken in.

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  Reply # 878088 14-Aug-2013 13:22
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xpd: Really ? Americans have only just worked that out ?


No. Jump to the youtube page. "Uploaded on 9 Nov 2010".

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  Reply # 878091 14-Aug-2013 13:26
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freitasm: Ah. So the OP omitted that little detail, uh?

Not sure if serious then.


Sorry did not realize that. I just posted the link to the youtube video from the post in facebook without checking the date. I assumed it was recent because it seems to be doing the rounds on facebook.

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  Reply # 878094 14-Aug-2013 13:30
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Photobucket seams to retain alot of the EXIF header information but does strip-off the GEO meta data.






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  Reply # 878113 14-Aug-2013 14:25
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imgur also strips off the EXIF data, but Tumblr does not.

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Reply # 878142 14-Aug-2013 14:59
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its doing the rounds again. my sister in law just put a link to it warning people to beware of cellphone photos




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  Reply # 878196 14-Aug-2013 16:23
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"Doing the rounds" is like those people who warn friends not to eat Chicken McNuggets because they are made of pink slime.

(No, they aren't and haven't been for many years. No one seems to know about Snopes).





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  Reply # 878199 14-Aug-2013 16:26
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I'll just leave this here...


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  Reply # 878252 14-Aug-2013 17:29
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In that case, I'm glad that I just have a dumb old Sony camera and not a "smart" phone for taking pics.




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