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Nametag: The App That Stops You Flirting With Idiots

14/08/2014 16:38 | Updated 22 May 2015

Ever flirted with a hot guy in a bar only to discover he's a total A-hole? Well now there's an app to help you avoid undesirable blokes. First it was the app controlled vibrator, and now this. It seems sex and dating is going to get a lot more techy in 2014.

NameTag, a new facial-recognition app for Google Glass, can essentially determine someone's value by checking them out on social media, online dating sites, and... Sex-offender registries.

NameTag dating app for Google Glass

Although it's yet to get the go-ahead from Google, the app would allow users to pull up another person's LinkedIn profile, Twitter feed etc. at a single glance.

NameTag's creator Kevin Alan Tussy said: "I believe that this will make online dating and offline social interactions much safer and give us a far better understanding of the people around us."

Our conclusion?

1) Wearing Google Glass glasses on your face all day long probably won't result in being approached by an attractive potential partner.

2) This seems like scary shiz. We're not sure about you, but the first question that springs to mind when meeting a sexy stranger in a bar is definitely not: I wonder if he's a sex offender?

If you're not sure how what Google Glass is, or how it works, here's a quick catch up:

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