Tech & Science Facebook's metavers could resell data on our facial expressions

12:48  19 january  2022
12:48  19 january  2022 Source:   leparisien.fr

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Le Financial Times a passé au crible les brevets déposés par Meta, la maison mère de Facebook. (Illustration) Reuters/Dado Ruvic © Dado RUVIC The Financial Times has passed the patents deposited by Meta, the mother house of Facebook. (Illustration) Reuters / Dado RUVIC

A better user experience ... and more data to resell. An analysis of the patents filed by META, the mother house of Facebook published on Tuesday in the Financial Times reveals first indices on the possible applications of the " metapes ", a new immersive interface that the Californian firm tries to build. Eyelash movements, nose scraping, look and contractions of the muscles of the face, the company could take a course in the collection of data to erect a virtual environment in which Internet users could evolve by controlling avatars, while currently the web Conssessed in 2D, mainly through texts and videos.

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Passed by the Financial Times , some patents indicate that Meta could collect biometric data, thanks to cameras and motion sensors placed inside virtual reality helmets and will be able to report on our Live emotions in the metackers , via realistic avatars. The movements of the body will also be scrutinized. Our measurements ... resold? Indispensable to the promised user experience in the metapes that must partner the current web navigation in a few years, these data could also be resold to third-party companies, which could target their advertisements according to our measurements and our emotional state, while the metapacts are Also wants a place of shopping and shopping, with shops, concerts, virtual events.

if it is not constitutive of the final result, the patents deposited by the mother house of Facebook mark a step further in its race to give oneself from this new navigation system, dreamed in the silicon valley which finds that the scrolling is Odd. In 2014, the Facebook group bought Oculus, a manufacturer of virtual reality helmets, a tool that could evolve in the virtual universe so proposed. In October 2021, Facebook announced the creation in Europe of 10,000 new highly qualified jobs in order to build the metackers. Finally, a sign of the company's determination to make the web interfaces and the experience of the more immersive social networks, on October 28 Mark Zuckerberg announced that its company would be called META.

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