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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  • To quickly check whether the spoofed GPS tweet has worked, click on the Retrieve Map button and it should load from within UberTwitter based on the mapping utility you chose during the setup process.

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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 can see here, it has loaded up the area of Green Park in between St. James Park and Buckingham Palace Gardens. In fact, for those who know London, this is directly the spot where I tweaked the GPS earlier on - directly on Buckingham Palace.

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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.

  • And from the tweet on the desktop, you can see that indeed it displays in the vicinity of Green Park - but my followers who see this in their Twitter stream can pop it open to the right hand side, and zoom right in on my location. You can see this tweet here, and for those who know New York, I bet you can probably guess where I am spoofing in this tweet here - when I was demonstrating this to my colleague Mary Jo Foley.

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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