Google Latitude Tracks Your Friends in Real Time

Google Latitude is a new service that promises to find where your friends are and what they’re up to? Latitude will let you see your friends’ locations on a map, and also be in touch directly via SMS, Google Talk, Gmail, or by updating your status message.

Google Latitude

Google Latitude is a new feature for Google Maps which is available on your mobile device and also an iGoogle gadget for your computer.

On your mobile phone – visit from your phone’s mobile browser to download Google Maps for mobile with Latitude. They support the most popular smartphone platforms like Android, Blackberry, Symbian S60, and Windows Mobile.

On your computer – visit from your browser and add the Latitude gadget to your iGoogle homepage.

Privacy issues have been taken care of well and you control exactly who gets to see your location, and also what location that they see. This video shows you tips on how to adjust your privacy settings in Latitude.

By tracking your friends in real-time, Google Latitude brings in a new level of social interaction like never before. It is now available in 27 countries and 42 languages!

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