The Hackathon event teamed Ford and Facebook programmers
The Hackathon resulted in several ideas for Facebook-vehicle integration
A music feature would let drivers tune in to the music their friends are playing
Another program would allow for users to post driving milestones on their Facebook wall
Sync is Ford's current in-vehicle infotainment system
Ford used the Hackathon event to get creative with potential features
Automakers have begun slowly integrating social networking into vehicles via advanced infotainment systems that provide voice-activated social functions. In a recent collaboration with Facebook called "Hackathon," Ford gave the world a glimpse of what in-car social networking 2.0 might look like. It's scary and intriguing at the same time.
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