Woman Discovers Apple Tracking Device on Her Car

I like to say that technology is neither good nor bad; that distinction is for people. AirTags, Apple’s tracking device, are an awesome solution for things you want to keep tabs on. According to KAIT8 in Jonesboro, AR, an unidentified woman got into her car and a dialog box popped up on her iPhone saying, “The location of this AirTag can be seen by the owner. Your AirTag has been found moving with you.” Since she had no idea what an AirTag was, she “freaked out.” Wouldn’t you?

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About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, writes a weekly column for Adweek, and is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and he hosts the Shelly Palmer #CryptoWednesday Livestream. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.

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