A Survey on Preserving State of Location Privacy in Geo Social Application
|Reshmi K.U1 and Suja Rani M.S2
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Geo social networks are the new trend in the social networking now a day. With the advance in thesmart phone and internet technology they are achieving more popularity than before. These geo social networking sites make use of the location information of the users. So location privacy of the users is a very big concern. Withoutadequate privacy protection, however, these systems can be easily misused, e.g., to track users or target them for home invasion. So an added privacy must be provided in order to preserve the location of the users. In this paper we comparethe different location privacy settings that can be introduced in geo social applications and different methods that are now adopted to provide security to the users.