How Can We Connect RFID With Facebook?

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Ask The ExpertsHow Can We Connect RFID With Facebook?
RFID Journal Staff asked 13 years ago

What would be required for my company to accomplish this goal?

—Name withheld


In order to connect to Facebook, you would first need to develop an interface that would tie a person's login information with his or her ID. For example, let's say I were to register for your social-networking application. It would store my Facebook username and password securely, and link that information to a serial number in my RFID tag.

Any time I scanned my badge, the software application would go to Facebook and enter my username and password. The software would then usually check me in with Facebook, or indicate I "like" something. You would probably have to work with Facebook on this application program interface (API) in order to automatically "like" something.

To learn about some examples of how RFID has been used in conjunction with Facebook, see the following articles:

RFID-Enhanced Social Media

RFID Helps Make Friends for Israeli Teens

RFID Journal LIVE! to Let Attendees Use RFID to Share Experiences via Facebook

Centre Pompidou Hopes NFC Will Draw Teens to Art

At Dutch Festival, Visitors Used RFID to Critique Art, Share Opinions

—Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, RFID Journal

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