New Program DeepFace Will Allow Facebook Amazingly Accurate Facial Recognition

As you might well know, Facebook has the largest stockpile of photos in the world. Soon they will be able to find and identify a photo with remarkable accuracy with a new program called DeepFace. What do you think about the ability for Facebook to use facial recognition to identify users? Are we crossing into […]

Facebook’s Next Big Privacy Change | Social Media Today

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  A great piece from Social Media Today on Facebook privacy concerns. Somewhere along the line it seems that profits at the super mega social site have trumped everything else. My opinion is such that I feel the worst is yet to come. Facebook just recently acquired the facial recognition company called face.com, I envision […]

Facebook Acquires Facial Recognition Technology Company Face.com

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Happy Monday! Well here you have it, Facebook will soon have the ability to recognize your face. Looks like they have just acquired the technology to do so with another acquisition. From the article: After rumors of a deal have swirled for weeks, Facebook has officially acquired facial recognition technology company Face.com. It’s a complete […]

Facedeals: Check-In On Facebook With Facial Recognition. Creepy or Awesome?

Now you can check-in to a location on Facebook through facial recognition scanning. The Redpepper ad agency claims to be beta testing a camera on the outside of a “Nashville business” that automatically checks patrons in to a location and offers them deals, after users have given the company access to their Facebook data (note: […]

Regulation of facial recognition may be needed, US senator says

See on Scoop.it – Technology In Media The growing use of facial recognition by law enforcement agencies and companies raises privacy concerns, Franken says… See on www.csoonline.com

Facial recognition: the case for and against ‘total surveillance’

See on Scoop.it – Technology, Social Media and the Law Facial recognition: the case for and against ‘total surveillance’… See on www.smh.com.au

Facebook rumored to buy facial recognition tech startup Face.com for up to $100 million

See on Scoop.it – Social Media Curated Ready for another post-IPO Facebook acquisition rumor? Israeli business publication Calcalist reports (in Hebrew) that the social networking giant is eyeing a purchase of face recognition technology company Face.com. Newsgeek reports that the deal size could be between $80 million and $100 million. This is pure speculation at […]

Google+ Gets Face Recognition, Deeper Gmail Integration

Google is on fire today: besides introducing the new activities recommendation engine Schemer, and the news aggregator Currents, the company also improved Google+with several nifty features, including face detection.The new feature is called Find my Face, and it helps tag photos of people in pictures, provided they’ve activated the feature.Google has obviously learned a lesson […]

Privacy and Security Fanatic: Augmented Reality Research: ‘Offline to Online Recognition’

Via Scoop.it – internetbillboards Augmented Reality Research: ‘Offline to Online Recognition’ “Offline to online recognition” starts with one photo taken in real life. Researchers then used “augmented reality” and data-mined social networks to link cyber faces to IRL people, including names, addresses, phone numbers, credit scores, and social security numbers. Will it alter how we […]

Your Facebook Photos Can Identify You In Real Life

Via Scoop.it – internetbillboards Well, this is scary. Researchers have created software that uses public information to ID basically anybody just walking down the street. Stalkers, rejoice. Everyone else, time to find a comfortable mask that you’ll never take off. Using facial recognition software and databases made of publicly accessible photos (profile photos from Facebook […]

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