Now you can check-in to a location on Facebook through facial recognition scanning. The Redpepper ad agency claims to be beta testing a camera on the outside of a “Nashville business” that automatically checks patrons in to a location and offers them deals, after users have given the company access to their Facebook data (note: this was developed independently from Facebook). A video explanation of the technology, Facedeals, is below.
Well, this is disturbing. Now you can expect this. Worse is, doesn’t matter if you don’t upload your images to your facebook. If a friend uploads and tags you in an image then they know you. I think this is going way too far.