Sharing location information with any application is something I’ve always avoided; I have no reason to share that with anybody. If I want you to know where I am, I’ll call you or send you an email.
An article from HP gives three methods people use to share location information, their potential for abuse by shady characters, and how to limit the damage.
The three methods of location-sharing are: posting geotagged images or photos, sharing on social platforms or websites, and out-of-office auto-reply emails.
Regarding sharing geotagged photos, here’s what they recommend if you want to reduce the potential for abuse:
Try to avoid using the geotagging function when posting photographs, especially from inside private or business locations. Or use a metadata removal tool to delete the automatically embedded information before publishing photographs online.
Read the rest here.