Recall our previous blog, Ambient Proximity is the next big thing for location sharing, location sharing is not a new age development but with the growing momentum of mobile users choosing to opt in it’s impact is increasing exponentially. Urban Airship, the global leader in mobile relationship management software provider just recently revealed its research on a growing M-Commerce trend - Location Sharing.
Location sharing isn't a new thing. Apps like Foursquare have allowed users to broadcast their location to friends for years, and social media sites like Facebook have followed suit. With location sharing, you can state where you are right down to the exact coordinates. But this type of location sharing is on its way out. What's next? Ambient Proximity. And all of your favorite location sharing services are getting in on it.