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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  • Again, you may already have the Java Development Kit (JDK) but just to be on the safe side, you can download the JDK 6 Update 21. You can download it from here and the installation process is very easy. It may install the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) too  or update it, even though you need this kit anyway.

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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 download the simulator from the BlackBerry website. It's free and easy to install and get going. Provided you have a broadband connection, it will go fairly quickly.

    I opted to download the Bold 9700 simulator on a generic network. It makes very little difference, but if you want to follow this guide completely without a hitch, as well as using a BlackBerry version you may already be used to, download this one here. To download a simulator of your choice, follow this link here.


    You will have to register and tick a few boxes, but make sure that you hit the 'remember' button for later on as it'll just make your life easier when downloading the MDS. Iif you need to install more components, the setup installer will guide you through it. Simply keep hitting Next and it will download everything you need for you.

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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.

  • Mobile Data Service (MDS) allows you to send and receive data from your simulated device - essentially giving it Internet access. To access social media and other needed items for this, you'll need to download the MDS.

    You can download the MDS here, or if that link doesn't work, you can also try here instead and downloading it from the 'Simulators' section.

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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