My camera wants to locate me?

AntonChigurh

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Has this happened to anyone else? I opened up my camera to take some pictures last night and I got a message asking me if I would allow my camera to locate me. I haven't downloaded any apps for it so I thought this was pretty weird.
 

eye-Fone

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Has this happened to anyone else? I opened up my camera to take some pictures last night and I got a message asking me if I would allow my camera to locate me. I haven't downloaded any apps for it so I thought this was pretty weird.
That means it will add the longitude/latitude (your location, basically) to the information embedded into your photos. That way, when you upload them to Flickr or somewhere else, anyone can click on the photo/map to see exactly where you were when the photo was taken.

It's called geotagging.

eta: Oops! Rick beat me to the punch. Sorry. :-(