Twitter Plus Foursquare Equals ‘Please Rob Me’

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From the guys who brought the world ePenis (we checked, FishbowlLA is 15.3 centimeters, ahem) Barry Borsboom, Frank Groeneveld and Boy van Amstel comes the natural progression of social media – the announcement that you’re not home and all your treasures could be stolen without you there to protect them. Enter Please Rob Me.

They write:

The goal of this website is to raise some awareness on this issue and have people think about how they use services like Foursquare, Brightkite, Google Buzz etc.

There is a list of tweeples er tweeters on on the site who disclosed their locations via Twitter.


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Are they vigilantes via algorithm? This is one way to illustrate the dangers of TMI (too much information). This could be a Foursquare killer. Now how are we going to know when our editors are at Starbucks?!

Via Reddit