Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Creepy Facebook Tech Can ID You Even Without Seeing Your Face

Forget "facial" recognition. Facebook is getting so good at identifying you in photos that it doesn't even need to see your mug.

According to New Scientist, the social network has developed an "experimental" algorithm that can identify you in photos without seeing your face. Instead, it uses other characteristics—like your hair, clothing, body shape, and how you carry yourself—to figure out it's you.

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2486573,00.asp?

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