Crowdsourced Geolocation Site Helps Identify Mystery Locations

Crowdsourced Geolocation Site Helps Identify Mystery Locations
technology

A new website aims to help locate the exact location of unidentified images found on the Internet.

Don Michael Acelar De Leon
  • 6 april 2011

Was there ever a time when you encountered a striking picture of a building, artwork, or scenery, and muttered to yourself “where on earth could I find this?” A rather straightforward website, “Where the F*ck is This,” aims to help you find the answers. Filled with hundreds of images from users all over the world, the site is dedicated to searching for the exact location of the scenes captured in the photographs. For instance, if a user posts a picture with an untagged location, another user who happens to know the location of the picture can tag it onto Google Maps.

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