What is geo-fencing?
Geo-fencing is a technology in which you can create a virtual boundary around a real world geographical location. A set of GPS coordinates is specified to create a virtual boundary in order to define a region of interest for aggregation.
When should it be used?
When creating a Term, a Geo-fence can be applied in order to aggregate content that has been tagged within a desired boundary, thus creating a localised stream of content.
Which Social networks support location data?
The social networks supported are Facebook and Twitter.
In order for a user's content to be aggregated under the Geo-fencing option:
- Must to have their location settings enabled
- Ensure a location is selected when posting.
Are all browsers supported?
Geo-fencing is currently supported by Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer from version 9 onwards.
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