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Google latitude was a location based service, similar to a social network. It allowed users to provide their current location to certain people. It got switched off in favor of Google+ Locations.

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Latitude's “Enable location sharing” settings disables automatically

I want my latitude friends to see my location. However, I am seeing that this setting disables automatically after few minutes, even after enabling again and again. Any ideas ?
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Google Maps Location History is showing an incorrect location

I have a major problem that I hope someone can help with. On my Google Maps feature under my Location History it shows a location that I was never at at any point, but when my wife happened to see ...
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How to change the email adress on Latitude?

I took over the phone (Samsung) from my mom. It still shows her address on Latitude, even though it's my email address on the Gmail account.
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inaccurate location history [closed]

My location history with Google maps went to crap after the 9/19 update. Some days it shows I went 20 ft while on others it shows me jumping around from many different places (some I haven't even ...
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With Maps 6.12 Latitude seems to have vanished?

After updating, the Latitude widget seems to have vanished. And from Maps, I can't get to my Latitude friends anymore. I can't find any notes about this online, in reports or on Google pages. In the ...
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How can I use Google Latitude's Location History without a constant Internet connection?

I find the Location History part of Google Latitude really useful. Is there any way to make the app (or another) store my location when an Internet connection is not available, and send it to the ...
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Is there a (decentralized) open source “Google Latitude” alternative?

Is there an open source application which allows to share my location in real time? I'm looking for a fully open source solution, that is open source client as well as open source server software. It ...
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How do I edit my home address for Google Now/Maps/Latitude?

I just upgraded to the Galaxy Nexus. In the new Google Now, the traffic for my home destination is listed incorrectly. I also noticed that the Home address for myself under the People listing is ...
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What happened to real time tracking in Latitude?

What happened to the real time tracking of friends in Latitude? The feature used to be there, but I cant find it anymore
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Got mail from Google: Google Mobile Maps Location Reporting Reminder. How to I stop location reporting?

I just got the following mail: Google Mobile Maps Location Reporting Reminder To protect your privacy we would like you to know that Google Mobile Maps is running on your mobile device and ...
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Google Maps shows wrong location on Android 2.2

For the last two weeks, Google Maps (Latitude) reports that I'm still at my old house. I'm not - I moved 6 months ago, but my "location" says that I'm still there. I tried clearing the maps cache, ...
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How can I ensure that I'm logged out of Google Latitude?

When in Google Maps, when I go into the menu, I see "Join Latitude" option next to Latitude icon. When I am on Google Latitude web site, it tells me "Location sharing is not turned on" Does that ...
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Google Latitude and multiple devices - How to prevent location jumping?

I have an Android smartphone and tablet which both are linked to my Google account and Latitude enabled. Since I don't carry the tablet always with me, my Latitude location sometimes jumps back and ...
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Google Latitude History is telling me that Im living on the next block

Today was looking over the statistics on Latitude history and i noticed that it registered another place as my home, it is actually one block away from the adress it says. There is a way to change or ...
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Google Latitude update every 1 hour

my question is it possible to configure Google Latitude on a Android OS phone to update its location more often then every hour? for example, every 30 minutes? or every 15 minutes? I check where my ...
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How do I configure Google Latitude to auto-update with location regularly on a Motorola Droid?

On the surface, this is same question as this question, but I've made the changes according to that question's accepted answer and I still cannot get latitude to auto-update unless I have an app using ...
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Alternative to Google Latitude?

Like the title says, is there an easy way to share my location in real-time with friends without letting Google know where I am?
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How do I set Google Latitude to auto-update with location regularly?

When I use Google Maps it sets my Google Latitude location, but once I turn Maps off it stops. I'd like it to update with my location on a regular basis. I don't want to drain the battery by always ...