How tweets reveal where you live
WeKnowYourHouse.com shows how easy it is to use Twitter for evil, Google builds its travel muscles with Frommer's, and the Neo Geo makes a comeback.
Monday's top-story rundown knows where you live:
Just when you think it's safe to tweet, here comes WeKnowYourHouse.com. The site is a social media experiment designed to show how easy it is for tweets to be used against you. If a Twitter user has location turned on, and they send a message with the word "home" in it, then the site will display it along with a Street View image of the location. Similar to PleaseRobMe.com, it showcases how some users may not be aware of how much information they are sharing.
But you can shake off that creepy feeling with some shopping. Barnes & Noble has, most likely to be prepared for the new line of Amazon Kindles expected to be announced soon. We're also seeing , since a new iPhone will likely be announced in September.
Google has. Google also acquired Zagat last year, so this is another push by Google into the travel and ratings space.
Facebook now lets you announce in a Life Event when you are expecting a baby. Just do yourself a favor and actually call your family before posting to Facebook.
The Wall Street Journal reports thatand are hunting for a new job. In its , the daily deals site reported a profit for the second quarter, but sales fell short of expectations.
Game maker Electronic Arts believes that in the next two or three years, there will be. An executive at EA told Reuters that it's seeing increase with mobile and free-to-play games.
But for those of you that rather rock it old-school style, the Neo Geo is making a comeback. The Neo Geo X Gold package comes out December 6 for $200. It's a handheld with 20 pre-loaded games, including Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters '95. It'll also come with a joystick and docking station so you can output to your television.