Hoax Face Recognition App Encouraged Stalkers To ID Strangers On Facebook
March 15th, 2017
As if it wasn’t already hard enough to have serious and deliberate conversations about the use of biometrics for safety and security, along a comes an irresponsible viral marketing effort by a ‘company’ to legitimize stalking. The fake app doesn’t exist but attempts to make the bold claim that ‘Privacy is over.’ Companies which build technology that provides security and protects privacy to users are left shaking their heads in disbelief when an infantile advertising person promotes predatory behavior as a fun pastime.
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