Friend-finding cell phone service Loopt is now available on some Verizon Wireless phones.
Loopt is a service that uses GPS (Global Positioning System) chips in phones to pinpoint a subscriber's location; then users can broadcast that location information to friends or family, who can track them on a tiny map. Subscribers can sign up for alerts to find out when other Loopt friends are near. They're also able to tag photos and send them to friends with location information attached.
The company has been offering the service on some Sprint and Boost Mobile phones for more than a … Read more