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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  • ...and when you zoom right in, it will display those co-ordinates exactly. Sometimes it helps to select to satellite view, because this could narrow down the exact location far easier when you see a satellite aerial image of the place. As you can see, I 'am' in the Queen's private quarters towards the back of the Palace... but I never left my house in Kent sixty miles away.

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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.

  • To try it again, you need to go back through the simulator and edit the GPS settings accordingly. After you've done this, go to on your simulated device from the Home Screen > Options > Advanced Options > Location Services. From here, you need to refresh the GPS as the simulated GPS settings will still be applying the old co-ordinates. Simply go to the menu and select Refresh GPS.

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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.

  • After refreshing the GPS, it should appear with your new co-ordinates.

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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