Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday March 21, 2014

Researchers Can Find Your Location Based On tweets

I'll bet you guys quit tagging your location in your tweets after reading this. eek!

The results are interesting. They say that when they exclude people who are obviously traveling, their algorithm correctly predicts people’s home cities 68 per cent of the time, their home state 70 per cent of the time and their time zone 80 per cent of the time. And they say their algorithm takes less than a second to do this for any individual.