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#creepy ##Current Version : 0.1.7 ##Author : Yiannis Kakavas <jkakavas__AT__gmail__dot__com> ##Homepage : http://ilektrojohn.github.com/creepy/ ##Installation Instructions : See INSTALL file ##Description: geolocation information aggregator. creepy is an application that allows you to gather geolocation related information about users from social networking platforms and image hosting services. The information is presented in a map inside the application where all the retrieved data is shown accompanied with relevant information (i.e. what was posted from that specific location) to provide context to the presentation. ##Features 1)Available map providers *Google Maps *Virtual Maps *OpenStreetMaps 2)Location information retrieval from : *Twitter's tweet location **Coordinates when tweet was posted from mobile device **Place (geographical name) derived from users ip when posting on twitter's web interface. Place gets translated into coordinates using geonames.com **Bounding Box derived from users ip when posting on twitter's web interface. The less accurate source , a corner of the bounding box is selected randomly. *Geolocation information accessible through image hosting services API *EXIF tags from the photos posted. 3)Social networking platforms currently supported : *Twitter *Foursquare (only checkins that are posted to twitter) 4)Image hosting services currently supported : *flickr - information retrieved from API *twitpic.com - information retrieved from API and photo exif tags *yfrog.com - information retrieved from photo exif tags *img.ly - information retrieved from photo exif tags *plixi.com - information retrieved from photo exif tags *twitrpix.com - information retrieved from photo exif tags *foleext.com - information retrieved from photo exif tags *shozu.com - information retrieved from photo exif tags *pickhur.com - information retrieved from photo exif tags *moby.to - information retrieved from API and photo exif tags *twitsnaps.com - information retrieved from photo exif tags *twitgoo.com - information retrieved from photo exif tags 5)Automatic caching of retrieved information in order to reduce API calls and the possibility of hiting limit rates. 6)GUI with navigate-able map for better overview of the accumulated information 7)Handling twitter authentication in an easy way using oAuth. User credentials are not shared with the application. 8)User/target search for twitter and flickr. Creepy icon : © "eye of sauron" image by blood-solice on deviantart ( http://blood-solice.deviantart.com ) Inspired by -- Johannes B. Ullrich (see original post about exif gps metadata on twitpic http://isc.sans.edu/diary.html?storyid=8203) -- icanstalkyou.com -- pleaserobme.com