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Facebook Knows Your Face Even When It's Not Visible

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 06.24.2015 | Technology

The site's artificial intelligence researchers have figured out how to recognize "hairdo, clothing, body shape and pose" in photos. They don't need to see your face to know it's you.

Facial Recognition Technology Is Secretly Tracking You, Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 06.22.2015 | Technology

Smile! You're on candid camera.

Forget Your Credit Card, Pay With Your Face

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 07.19.2013 | Technology

Earlier this week, Finnish startup Uniqul released a YouTube video advertising its pay-by-face authentication system. In Uniqul's imagined future,...

Andy Campbell

What Porn Star Do YOU And Kim Kardashian Look Like? | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.22.2012 | Weird News

There are plenty of facial recognition sites out there that tell you what celebrity you look like, who your long-lost family members may be, and even ...

A Controversial New Way iPhones Can Be Used To Catch Criminals

Posted 09.18.2011 | Technology

A new iPhone accessory that uses facial recognition technology to help police identify suspects is raising new privacy concerns. The hardware, whic...

Facebook's Face Recognition: What Matters Is Who's in Control

Larry Magid | Posted 08.21.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

Whether implemented by Facebook, Google, Apple or some startup that you never heard of, facial-recognition technology is here to stay. The question isn't whether it should be used, but how to make sure it's not abused.

Facebook to Offer Face Recognition for Photo Tagging

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

Just a few hours after Time anointed Mark Zuckerberg "Person of the Year," Zuckerberg's company announced yet another new service that will attempt to recognize pictures of your friends based on their facial characteristics.

Face Blindess: Why Some People Don't Always Recognize You (VIDEO)

YouTube | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In 1985, Columbia Professor and acclaimed neurologist Oliver Sacks, M.D., wrote "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat." In the book, Dr. Sacks recou...

Happily Divorced Ever After

Heather Sellers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Heather Sellers

Uprooting my deepest fear -- that I was mentally ill -- turned out to uproot my marriage. I discovered I literally hadn't known who I was when Dave and I wed. I didn't recognize myself, deeply.

Future Apple Devices Could Thwart Thieves

AppleInsider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this week revealed a patent application from Apple entitled "Systems and Methods for Identifying Unauthorized Use...

Picasa Update Can Tag Names With New Face Recognition Photo Feature (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

**Scroll down for video** Picasa 3.5's latest update is more Big Brother than handy. The photo sharing site has just launched a new facial-recognit...