Two German artists have started creating unofficial ID cards for Facebook and Google+ users to highlight the importance of an online identity as opposed to a government-issued one.
As reported on ZDNet, artist Tobias Leingruber created a project called FB Bureau, in which he creates ID cards with Facebook information, including real name, username, gender, location, date the cardholder joined Facebook and a QR code that goes to that person’s Facebook profile. Leingruber imagines a world where a Facebook identity is more valuable than a government-issued ID.
Artist Moritz Tolxdorff took that idea and used it to create a similar ID card for users of Google+. Due to high response, he created a web site where people can create their own Google+ ID cards.
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