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Glympse - Good or Bad?

A few days back I heard about a service/app called Glympse. The description of the app got me interested to look at. After googling (I can't believe Googling is not in dictionary yet:-) )  it dawned me, that this can be a pretty powerful app -- if used it right.

To give you an idea - Glympse is an app to share your location. There are many location aware services available, with glympse it goes a distance to serve you -- if used it right.
When you install Glympse on your iPhone, Windows Mobile or Android phone, the user has to ability to "glympse" with a contact or a phone number. The user can specify how long he wants to glympse with the contact or the number. When the user allows to glympse it to a contact, an email/SMS goes to the contact with the link. On clicking the link, the contact can follow the user on a map for the duration the user has granted access for.
Think about this for a moment. You are granting access to a person to watch you or follow you wherever you are real time!
To me personally -- I see thousands of benefits of using it and thousands of way this can be mis-used. That is the reason I used the words -- If used it right, this is a pretty great app!
Safety is not an issue as you are granting access to the people who you want to glympse it.
The benefits of letting a team member know that you are late for a meeting or a dinner and stuck in traffic and you glympse yourself to let the user know where you are.
For parents, trying to figure out where the kids are located. For family to know where you are when you are on a business trip.
I found the app to be really useful.
This app can also be misused and misused very badly.
Although my outlook is different -- If you use any technology the right way - and take the good parts, you'll be OK.


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