Why would I want more tracking? There is already too much surveillance. It's invasive and completely unneccessary. Why not just load coupons onto your phone, or carry a paper coupon. If you really want to be tracked, you can still use those discount cards they give out at most stores.
My question is not what downside there is to this practice, but what possible BENEFIT could there possibly be?
I agree with the tech expert who points out the potential security issues (hackers, thieves &c). But the app doesn't even exist yet and likely never will.
"According to the folks of Redpepper, the advertising agency behind the whole setup, they're still "finalizing testing and seeking funding for Facedeals." No word as to how the agency would deal with the wrath of Facebook, which might not be all that happy about the Facedeals name or logo."
No i would not use the app because there is already to much the government is involded in our personal lives. I think using this app would just be something else the government can control us and i am not for that. Instead of trying to come up with new ways to control us with different things they need to try figuring out how to lower the prices of food, and lowering the price of gas. Also, get insurance for people who cant afford it. That needs it to go to a doctor. There is a lot of people out there that needs to go to doctors and cant because they cant afford the doctor visit or insurance either one. That goes the same for grocery shopping, even when people use coupons or discounts they still cant walk out of the store without spending 50 dollars and alot of people have to go hungry alot of times because they dont have the money to go spend on food. And they dont qualify for food stamps. So what are we to do in this situation.
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