• ComradeSharkfucker
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    3 months ago

    It’s so they can use facial recognition to determine which products you are most interested in

    • Endmaker
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      223 months ago

      They can simply count which products are being sold more / run out of stock more quickly.

      (But I get that they probably bought into the hype of AI)

      • ComradeSharkfucker
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        73 months ago

        It doesn’t store your personal face but it can detect what you are most interested in buying giving corporations better data on how products should be priced. I still think it’s gross

        • @dave@feddit.uk
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          53 months ago

          More importantly, it gives them demographic information (sex, age, race, etc). Can’t get that from just sales figures.

          • @mosiacmango@lemm.ee
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            73 months ago

            Get that good surge pricing going for everything.

            You look drunk? Prices go up 30% while they flash booze ads at you.

            Stoned? Cheetos are 250%. Two giddy teenagers looking for condoms? Price them sky high motherfucker!!

      • @orcaOPA
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        33 months ago

        The company apparently uses AI to process faces to determine gender, approximate age and mood in order to try and figure out which products the person might want.

        I learned this while trying to find tech specs for uhhh… research purposes.