The category of apps that take advantage of a location-based service (LBS). The functionality of such service is used in order to geather users' location data and build features on top of it. As such LBS is an information service and has a number of uses in social networking today as information, in entertainment or security, which is accessible with mobile devices through the mobile network and which uses information on the geographical position of the mobile device. The location-based apps usually integrate with LBS through the API. The most popular one is Google Maps API. Location-based apps can be used in order to entertain users as well as gather the info for internal purposes of the app development company.
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