Someone just tweeted about this feature in WeChat that sounds almost as appealing as it is incredibly scary. Here’s how it works:
- Upload your selfie to WeChat official account
- Run Shanghai half-marathon
- Within hours get back photos of yourself (from thousands of pictures made by freelance photographer)
- Pay $1 to buy unwatermarked images
The best summary of why this could be problematic was by @donohoe:
It sounds like this could be from a popular sci-fi book but it’s real. Welcome to the future!