From Social Patterns
A person wants to let the gps on his phone inform other people and his phone applications of his location.
- Use to enable users to plot themselves on a map or announce their location.
- Use to enable users to meet up with other people nearby.
- Use to empower features on social applications.
Most mobile phones are now being equipped with geo-location features, which means more and more applications and tools can bring together location and people in interesting ways.
Utilize the built in features of geo-mapping to allow users to share their location to a trusted network.
Allow users to turn off presence or location indicators.
Use a user’s location to show nearby businesses or events of interest.
Allow users to indicate who, from their network, can see their location.