Association for Computing Machinery
Location-aware applications are becoming more prevalent on mobile platforms. Development has been spurred by the adoption of GPS-enabled phones and WiFi positioning technologies. As the wireless market grows, will the ability of users to continuously share their location with people and services. There has also been a recent increase in the use and availability of location sharing applications, allowing people to share their current location with their online social network (e.g. Twitter, Google Buzz, and Facebook).