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geotag Syllabification: geo·tag
Pronunciation: /ˈjēōˌtaɡ/

Definition of geotag in English:


An electronic tag that assigns a geographical location to a photograph or video, a posting on a social media website, etc. you can go back and add geotags to existing shots
More example sentences
  • They have tags on all the content including geo-tags and activities.
  • For Flickr, the geotags from iPhoto also propagate, so Flickr users can see where you've taken your pics.
  • And hurrah, Flickr have automatically updated my geotags so that you can now follow my Go West walk in the new format.

verb (geotags, geotagging, geotagged)

[with object] (often as noun geotagging) Back to top  
Assign a geotag or geotags to (a digital photograph or video, a posting on a social media website, etc.): the device also has a 3 megapixel camera which can be used for geotagging researchers looked at a total of 380,000 messages, each geotagged so that the location of the tweeter could be pinpointed
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  • Most digital cameras offer a unique feature called "geotagging" which marks every picture with an invisible time and date stamp.
  • I bought it for a road trip that commences in a week and a half - the combination of geotagging and awesome panoramic mode sealed the deal.
  • Version 2 also added a new street-level map view for more precise geotagging, added the ability to match pictures to GPS way points, saves coordinates and tags in Camera RAW files, imports photos from Aperture and Photoshop Lightroom, and more.

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