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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  • 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.

  • You can find MDS in the Start menu. For most novice users, if you see a command prompt window with text whizzing around, it can be somewhat daunting. In this case it's totally fine. You should be able to start MDS without a restart, and within seconds it should start displaying vast amount of text which makes no real sense, and then appears to pause. This is normal.

    Do not close down MDS, otherwise the device will lose connection to the Internet.

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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 need to unblock MDS or Java from the firewall, but this is perfectly normal. MDS acts like a bridge between the Internet and your simulated device, and your simulated device cannot run online without MDS running in the background.

    Do not close down MDS, otherwise the device will lose connection to the Internet.

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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