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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  • Just to add an extra level of hilarity, I am also tagging a friend of mine, again, Martyn where we will both appear to be doing some "crazy spy... stuff" at the location. Simply hit Check In and the job is done.

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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.

  • As you saw before, once you have checked in you can see that both the status of yourself and your (optionally) tagged friend now appears at the location you have specified - without leaving the comfort of your own home.

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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 a few times of trying this out, you can now see some of the places I have been. Considering that all of these places are within the M25 (the motorway which surrounds London) and taken at specific times, it is not unconceivable that I have not in fact been to all of these places. You could easily state that you are say, on the corner of East 14th and 3rd in New York and twenty minutes later be by the Flat Iron Building at 5th on Broadway. Because these are timed carefully, it makes it even more plausible that I am in fact at these places, when I am not.

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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