‘WeReward’ App Allows Users To Earn Money

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It’s a new twist on saving money and all you need is a smart phone and the willingness to take a picture of yourself.

The cell phone application is called WeReward.

“There’s some people who are making a couple hundred dollars a month using the platform,” Ted Murphy, with WeReward, said.

Here’s how it works. A list of restaurants and places in your area will pop up on your smart phone. They are ranked by the number of points you can get at each one.

The points equal money – basically a penny a point.

For example, at Uncle Sam’s Subs, you can get a 105 points which translates to $1.05 if you take your picture with some of their food.

It then asks you if you want to share your picture on social medial like Twitter or Facebook, but that’s not required.

You can also earn points by taking your picture enjoying various products.

The app shows you how much cash you’ve got coming your way and they send you your money when you request it, but you have to have at least $10 in your account.

Many of the deals ask that you get the restaurant logo in the picture. They also check the geo tag on the photo which allows them to figure out the coordinates of where you were when you took the picture on your cell phone.

While the steps involved in WeReward don’t appeal to everyone, some businesses, such as Uncle Sam’s Subs, think it’s a smart way to reach new customers.

“Just knowing how connected everyone is, how on their phone everyone is all the time, it seems like a natural progression to get into something like this,” Paul Marchetti said.

The app is free to download and is available on Androids, iPhones and BlackBerry smart phones.

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  • Justice for All!

    This sounds to much like an invasion of privacy.
    I sure would think twice before using this thing!
    I think of all the Idiots on Facebook everyday along with twitter, if you think that is not an invasion of privacy think again!
    People have already been shot and killed for posting stuff on Facebook!
    Think about it!

    • Bob Sip

      I didn’t write that for you for facebook only

    • Aaron

      How is it an INVASION of privacy if they voluntarily do it.. lol. There is no difference between being seen AT THE STORE eating a sandwich and being seen on the INTERNET eating a sandwich. You Think about it!

  • Bob

    What are you talking about hun and I found a great picture for you on your proflie like I did for Nancy.

  • Bob Sip

    I was talking about your video witch deed to me fix

  • shell

    take your picture at Sams then after you eat and leave the place driving away from it then send it. To me that would be safe.

  • Justice for All!

    Thats just it Aaron you don’t think about it you just do it.
    Your right you voluntarily give all your private information away for everyone else to see. Don’t worry though your rewarded with a gift or money in exchange for personal private information you voluntarily give away.
    So you see its a voluntary thing to give away your personal and private information without you ever giving it a second thought.
    People do this voluntary all day long on Facebook and the like.

    • Pizza Girl

      It’s used for advertising… not to stalk people! All of the billions of people on Facebook must be idiots… its just the largest and most used site… Not everyone is using it for bad… I want people to say they are at my restaurant… it gets others thinking about my restaurant…. to increase business…. to me it sounds as if you are paranoid!

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