FOXNews.com - Where Are Your Friends and Family? Check Google Maps - Science News | Science & Technology | Technology News

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FOXNews.com - Where Are Your Friends and Family? Check Google Maps - Science News | Science & Technology | Technology News: "The feature, dubbed 'Latitude,' expands upon a tool introduced in 2007 to allow mobile phone users to check their own location on a Google map with the press of a button.

'This adds a social flavor to Google maps and makes it more fun,' said Steve Lee, a Google product manager.

It could also raise privacy concerns, but Google is doing its best to avoid a backlash by requiring each user to manually turn on the tracking software and making it easy to turn off or limit access to the service."


I'm signed up, but haven't used it. Go figure.
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