GPS Dating: Too Close for Comfort?

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From speed dates to online matchmaking, people have found all sorts of ways to meet and fall in love.

Now, singles can even use their cell phones to find someone new.

The "GPS dating" application uses location software to connect people in the same vicinity. Once the program is launched on a user's cell phone, that individual has access to profiles of others in the same area.

If there's mutual interest, an instant message can be sent and a face-to-face meeting may only be minutes away.

Internet security experts warn there are some disadvantages of "GPS dating."

"Somebody knows your location," expert Robert Siciliano said. "They just tap you on the shoulders and all of a sudden, you're having a conversation with this person . You don't know how they know about you."

The founder of one GPS dating site said that a person's exact location isn't revealed unless they share that information. He encouraged people to use common sense.

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