Withings Releases GuessMyWeight for Facebook

Published On October 15, 2010 | By Mitchell Whitfield | Just Plain Cool, News

I know it’s hard to believe that a scale can actually be cool, but the folks at Withings have actually managed to make one: The WiFi Body Scale. This high-tech scale not only measures your weight, but also your body fat as well as Body Mass Index (BMI). Now here’s where things really get cool–the Withings WiFi scale lives up to its name by connecting wirelessly to your home network and sending all of your information to a web-enabled program that lets you chart your health and progess…there’s even an iPhone App for it! In addition to their scale, Withings has just added something new into the mix–the GuessMyWeight Facebook application. This voluntary game lets Facebook users share their weight gains and losses with friends, while also allowing them to guess their friends weight and see if they’ve reached their goals. As a special service to YourTechReport readers, I’m going to offer some free advice to all of the single men that plan on doing this on Facebook with their female friends: Take it from an old married guy that’s been around the block a few times—GUESS LOW. Press release after the jump…

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