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nearby

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Twitter's 'Nearby' could reveal who's tweeting, well, nearby

The microblog is apparently testing a mobile feature that would map tweets posted by Twitter users, whether you follow those users or not. Privacy advocates take note: it seems to be opt in.

By Dec. 14, 2013

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Facebook adds new Nearby Friends feature to engage mobile users

Users of the world's largest social network can now find out who is around them. After spending billions on acquisitions and developing other apps, it's also a return to Facebook focusing on, well, Facebook.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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Sickweather tracks then alerts you of nearby illnesses

This one is definitely filed under "there's an app for that."

By Nov. 29, 2013

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Field Trip (Android)

For now, Field Trip is probably best viewed as a fun and interesting novelty, not a local-search necessity.

By Oct. 1, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Oct. 1, 2012

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Google Shopper for Android

Even with its minor imperfections, Google Shopper is a powerful app to have for comparison shopping and research, especially during the holidays.

By Nov. 9, 2012

5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 9, 2012

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Just like Foursquare, Yelp now recommending nearby places

Look familiar? The business reviews service borrows from a competitor's playbook to help people find new places to go.

By Jun. 10, 2013

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Facebook updates 'Nearby' service for iOS, Android apps

The function shows users local businesses and other nearby spots their Facebook friends have liked, checked into or rated.

By Dec. 17, 2012

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Twitter may soon tell you what's going on nearby, right now

A report from AllThingsD suggests that Twitter is developing tools that will let users see what's going on nearby in real-time.

By Apr. 25, 2013

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Alert those nearby of a missing pet with Lost Petz

An iPhone app, Lost Petz, will alert you of nearby missing pets, or let you send alerts concerning your lost companion.

By Nov. 9, 2012

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4G won't interfere with nearby devices, Ofcom assures

Ofcom has ruled that 4G networks won't interfere with nearby devices such as personal alarms and wireless mics.

By Aug. 17, 2012