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Making social networking a real-life reality

A new app aims to make it possible for people to meet their social networking connections in the real world.

Socialmaps is an iOS and Android app from a Swedish start-up of the same name.

It aims to tie up all the different services like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+, enabling a face-to-face meeting connection from service users in the vicinity.

But how much do we really want to meet our virtual connections socially?

The BBC's Richard Taylor spoke to Socialmaps founder, Martin Adonis.

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