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Find My Friends on iOS 5 – will you trust it?

 

Ars Technica has a post up on the new (free) “Find my Friends” app for iOS 5 – and it is very well done as is their norm. And it shows once again how Apple is taking user privacy much more seriously than Google.

 

I have been unwilling to use Google’s Latitude but the level of control in Apple’s app is enough to make me comfortable. Will I use it? I’m not so sure about that simply because I don’t see a benefit from doing so. Even with “local” friends close usually means 30 minutes or more apart. I’ll probably try it out for awhile as an experiment.

 

 

 

Hands-on: Find My Friends is Apple’s “Google Latitude”.

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