Location Based Services

Location-based services (LBS) are a general class of computer program-level services that use location data to control features. As such LBS is an information service and has a number of uses in social networking today as an entertainment service, which is accessible with mobile devices through the mobile network and which uses information on the geographical position of the mobile device. This has become more and more important with the expansion of the smartphone and tablet markets as well.LBS are used in a variety of contexts, such as health, indoor object search, entertainment, work, personal life, etc.
Posts about Location Based Services
  • Five Years of SEO: The impact of Mobile

    … – there’s too many to think of one in particular, but I think the location based services powered through Google Maps are improving all the time.” Knowing where you are And with that remark James touches upon the most important change we’ve probably seen in the past five years when it comes to mobile (and maybe even beyond): location based. Google…

    Bas Van Den Beld/ State of Digitalin SEO- 11 readers -
  • The Customer Journey

    … the time the customer comes online. With the advent of location based services, and even more once wearables take hold, people’s offline behaviours are starting to feed into this information pool, but for the most part this is not a huge part of consideration, either because of the product or because of currently limited adoption of technologies…

    Claire Thompson/ State of Digital- 7 readers -
  • Google Acquires 55 Yahoo! Patent Filings

    … if Google has done any work on topics related to some of these, but some are really interesting. I’d especially like to see the “Tag-Maps” one developed. User-Generated Activity Maps(7865308) This looks like it includes a bundle of location based services and widgets involving businesses in specific locations that may reflect activities…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Seain Google- 22 readers -