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The Pokemon Go Safety Guide

The Pokemon Go Safety Guide

  1. Protect your personal details
  2. Beware of online & offline scams
  3. Monitor your spending of in-app purchases
  4. Bring along a power bank to charge your smartphone
  5. Don’t enter dangerous or restricted areas and places of worship just to catch Pokemon. Respect is important
  6. Take note of your data and battery; Using GPS will drain both very quickly.
  7. Be aware of your surroundings and take care of your personal items
  8. Hydrate! Bring along a bottle of water if you plan on going out to catch Pokemon all day
  9. Don’t play Pokemon Go while riding a bicycle, motorcycle or driving
  10. Motorists caught playing with their smartphones can be slapped with a RM 300 fine

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How Pokemon Go Started

How Pokemon Go Started

John Hanke, age 49 (Born in 1967)

  • Learn to program while in middle school then
  • Graduates with Berkeley MBA, thinks about interactive gaming then in
  • 1995, 1996, 1998 Starts 3 gaming startups, after which
  • Hanke stays at Google to lead Google Earth and Google Maps then
  • Google acquire keyhole who
  • Starts a geospecial data visualization in keyhole
  • Starts Niantic inside Google, with complete independence from Google from there
  • Creates a hit Ar game ingress.
  • Pokemon company CEO becomes a fan of the game then
  • Separates from Google Releases funny video of Pokemon on top of Google Maps which lead to
  • 7 million Ingress players worldwide then
  • Raised $30 million from Google,Nintendo and Pokemon after then
  • Pokemon Go launches in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand with
  • 5% of U.S. Android users install the game

To be continued….

  • Revenue per user is double the industry standard
  • Tops Twitter by daily users
  • Players spend 43 minutes on average

Nianatic
A ship that lies under San Francisco’s downtown. It carried the first gold seekers here.

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