How to spoof your GPS geolocation on Facebook Places or Twitter

How to spoof your GPS geolocation on Facebook Places or Twitter

Summary: Proof of concept: Ever wanted to rob a bank and give yourself an alibi? Want to bunk off work and prove you're going to the doctors? Now you can.

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  • Normally this part will take ages on an actual BlackBerry device (on older versions it's called "the washing machine": the spinning icon which means "I'm busy, leave me alone"). But on the simulator it will be much faster and be pre-configured so you don't have to spend ages configuring all the settings as you would normally on an actual device. This may take a couple of minutes, instead of the usual 5-7 minutes on a normal handset.

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    Please read the disclaimer! You can find this and more, including the explanation - as well as the pro's and con's of using spoofed geolocation on the ZDNet iGeneration blog.

  • You may wish to familiarise yourself with the simulator and the operating system. It's relatively simple; just avoid using the keyboard except for only letters and numbers to type, and use the simulator's buttons for everything else.

    The first thing you should do is to test network connectivity by going to the browser (the fifth one along in this screenshot) and try Google or something. It should work, provided you've got MDS running in the background as your network bridge.

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    Please read the disclaimer! You can find this and more, including the explanation - as well as the pro's and con's of using spoofed geolocation on the ZDNet iGeneration blog.

  • You need to install BlackBerry App World to enable you to quickly and easily download and install Facebook, Twitter and any other social media utility you want. Geolocation is supported on Facebook (Places), Twitter, UberTwitter and others. To download BlackBerry App World for your simulated device, go to www.blackberry.com/appworld/download in your simulated device browser, follow the prompts and install it.

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    Please read the disclaimer! You can find this and more, including the explanation - as well as the pro's and con's of using spoofed geolocation on the ZDNet iGeneration blog.

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  • RE: How to spoof your GPS geolocation on Facebook Places or Twitter

    The CMD window opens/loads then closes. I can't get to the simulator interface.
    Bloodstorm