Venturing Into The Land Of Location Data Collection
Sheila Pham and Mark MaoAugust 11, 2017, 12:41 PM EDT
Law360, New York (August 11, 2017, 12:41 PM EDT) -- As mobile apps become more customizable to users’ experiences and locations, the data provided and potentially obtained through those customizations become more specific and personal. Users now have the option to add augmented reality filters identifying their location, experience or occasion, and to place, move or remove 3D objects.
Companies including Niantic, Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook all implement some variance of geotagging, which allows users to designate a geographical location in relation to a photo, filter, object — and even a Pokemon. For example, Pokemon uses geotags...