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

Shawn Knight

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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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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.


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