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Facebook's New 'DeepFace' Program Is Just As Creepy As It Sounds

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 03.25.2014 | Technology

Facebook owns the world's largest photo library, and it now has the technology to match almost all the faces within it. Yes, even the ones you don't t...

Bianca Bosker

Why Facebook Wants Your Face

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.19.2012 | Technology

Prepare for Facebook to be a whole lot more in your face. Facebook announced Monday that it will acquire facial recognition firm Face.com, an Israe...

Big Brother Looking Into Buttocks Recognition Technology

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | G.W. Schulz | Posted 02.06.2012 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of California Watch. By G.W. Schulz When several armed robberies occurred recently in Lancaster, Calif., police had little...

Facebook's Photo Archive Can Be Used To Automatically ID You In Seconds

CNET News | Posted 10.05.2011 | Technology

Facebook's online privacy woes are well-known. But here's an offline one: its massive database of profile photos can be used to identify you as you're...

Facebook Tweaks Face-Recognition After Privacy Complaints

Posted 09.25.2011 | Technology

(Reuters) - Facebook has made it easier for users to opt out of its controversial facial-recognition technology for photographs, an effort to addres...

Facebook: Between the Daredevil and the Deep Blue Sea

Cedric Perrier | Posted 08.23.2011 | Technology
Cedric Perrier

Akin to walking into Starbucks only to have your barista ask you whether you'd like breast milk in your latte, Facebook seems intent on taking things further than most of us want to go -- particularly privacy-wise.

Facebook Gives Regulators Info On Facial Recognition

Posted 08.10.2011 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic and Georgina Prodhan (Reuters) - Facebook is providing European regulators with information about its use of facial recogni...

Facebook Defends Facial Recognition To Regulators

Posted 08.09.2011 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic and Georgina Prodhan SAN FRANCISCO/LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook is providing European regulators with information about its ...

How To Disable Facebook's New Facial Recognition Feature

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.08.2011 | Technology

Facebook has rolled out a new feature that relies on facial recognition technology to automatically identify users in photos posted to the site and re...

Facebook Rolls Out Facial Recognition For Photos

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.08.2011 | Technology

Facebook has rolled out a facial recognition based photo feature for all users, effectively automatically changing users' privacy settings without not...