What's the deal with Facedeal?

A new app on Facebook called Facedeal allows for facial recognition of users at various commercial premises. Critics say it's a slippery slope towards further privacy infringement online. Also, famous French philosopher Bernard Henri-Lévy calls on Hollande to intervene in Syria, this after having a decisive role in convincing Sarkozy to intervene in Libya. However, he's being met with a closed door.