Smartphone Pics Post Privacy Risk

I am not usually an alarmist, but this news report was scary about how easy it is to track the location and private information of people (including our children) whose pictures we take with our iPhones or iPads and post to Facebook or other picture-sharing sites. Watch to the end to find out exactly how to turn off the GPS-location function with your photos without losing your desired mapping function.

Thank you to my friend and nurse-midwife Barbara Kirkland for sharing this video.


About Elizabeth H. Cottrell

Elizabeth H. Cottrell is a freelance writer, author, social media pro, and digital publisher in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. She teaches small business clients how to increase visibility and build strong customer relationships. She helps authors get the book out of their head and published. She blogs for writers and authors at and for small business owners and solopreneurs at She blogs about the power of connection and note writing at

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