Getting deals at shops you frequent just became a lot easier, should they be equipped with “Facedeals”. Simply put, “the camera uses photos uploaded to Facebook to recognize people as they walk in; shoppers who agree to use the system, which has not been developed with Facebook, will be offered special deals.” Continue reading for a video and more information.
The Facebook camera requires people to have authorised the Facedeals app through their Facebook account. This verifies your most recent photo tags and maps the biometric data of your face. The system then learns what a user looks like as more pictures are approved. This data is then used to identify you in the real world.