Secrets In Your Pictures

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Did you know that there is secret information inside your photos that can reveal a lot about you?

There is some revealing information inside your photos that could tell strangers a lot about you – including where you live. It’s called EXIF Data, and while it’s useful to photographers, it could also contain the exact GPS coordinates of where you took the pic.

There is a setting on your smartphone to completely turn off GPS location data on the photos you take, but I don’t recommend that because this information is helpful in organizing your photo collection.

Here are some helpful EXIF tools:

Jeffrey’s Exif Viewer

Exif Eraser on Google Play

deGeo on iOS

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