It sounds like the premise of a dystopian sci-fi movie, but people in Russia are going nuts for an app that lets them take a photo of a stranger on the street, upload it to an app, and figure out their identity, with around 70 percent reliability. If that’s making you feel mighty nervous, it should – imagine sitting on a train and the guy opposite you is checking out your LinkedIn profile. The guy behind you has already found your Facebook page and is now cyberstalking your best friend. The girl next to you has found you on Tinder.
From our very good friends over at sciencealert. com