[Almost NSFW] LikeBelt pelvic thrusts its way to Facebook

Everyone knows its rude and obnoxious to walk around with your smartphone two inches in front of your face all the time, but how else are you supposed to “like” things or constantly “check in” different places on Facebook?  It is truly a modern conundrum. Wait a minute… what if instead we strapped a goofy looking belt on, got up nice and close to the location/person/item we want everyone on Facebook to know we like, and then gave a couple of healthy pelvic thrusts? With the pelvic thrusts your phone will automatically be updated, completely hands free!  Problem solved! Although you might have a new problem to deal with now…

Believe it or not, this is an actual idea called the LikeBelt, developed by DeepLocal. It utilizes Near Field Communication (NFC) to connect with NFC contact points that can potentially be found on just about anything to automatically update your Facebook status. A couple of problems though: 1) NFC points aren’t all that common right now, mainly being used for Google Wallet transactions. Plus, you have to have an NFC capable Android phone. 2) You have to get close enough to a contact point in order for it to work- “close enough” meaning only a couple of inches, which could look a little questionable, and yet completely hilarious to other observers at the same time.

Currently, the LikeBelt is not available for purchase anywhere, but DeepLocal has done all of you a big favor and has provided open source instructions on the LikeBelt website so you can create your own and start your own gyrating fan club. Check out the video above to see the belt in action

So what do you think? I give it two pelvic thrusts!

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