5. The database has about two million entries so far.
The plan is for everyone with a social media profile to be added. When the app is officially launched around the end of March, you’ll have to opt out of the database to avoid being listed.
It has understandably caused concerns about privacy. Last month one of the app’s creators told the Independent: “It’s not about invading anyone’s privacy; it’s about connecting people that want to be connected. We will even allow users to have one profile that is seen during business hours and another that is only seen in social situations. NameTag can make the big, anonymous world we live in as friendly as a small town.”
However, Google is not so sure has banned facial-recognition software from Glass. The app’s makers are planning on launching the app and website in the hopes that Google will change its mind.