Did you know about the new camera that is able to recognise people's faces? Do you have any idea about what this new invention might do? Let's discuss now!
We are speaking about Facedeals, a new service launched by the Red-Pepper marketing
company, some weeks ago in August. This new camera uses the Facebook
platform to recognise people and uses a complex algorithm to identify
faces, by comparing Facebook pictures that users have uploaded.
In this way restaurants, bars and shops that use this service get to know who their clients are and also their interests and preferences. This makes it possible to send personalized advertisements to the client's smartphone, yes, we said “personalised advertisement”. That's possible because Facedeals doesn't simply take pictures from
Facebook, it also collects other available information.
People's views about this new service are divided, with those against it
worried about their privacy rights and those who are in favour it
happy to receive deals and discounts that they couldn't have
otherwise had. Anyway, it seems like that only people that authorised
the Facedeals app through their Facebook account can be recognised by
As we all know, social media is a powerful tool which can be used for good or evil.
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