Virgin Mobile uses your webcam to change YouTube ads every time you blink

Shawn Knight

TechSpot Staff
Staff member
In what can only be described as one of the more unusual approaches to online advertising, Virgin Mobile’s YouTube page is now using a technology they’ve dubbed BlinkWashed in which they use your webcam to track your eye movements. Each...

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p51d007

TS Evangelist
On my laptop, I keep a post-it-note over the camera, and it is deactivated in the device manager unless I need to use it. At home, the camera is unplugged unless I'm using it.
 
G

Guest

Heh? I don't care my all-mighty carton box and tin foil cap will protect me