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[ZDNet] Facebook starts rolling out facial recognition feature worldwide

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Late last year, Facebook started rolling a facial recognition feature across the US. Now, the company has pushed the “Suggest photos of me to friends” feature to countries outside of the US, but has switched it on by default without telling its users first.
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It was doing that to me the other day. Half the time it got the faces wrong. I say they've got some work left to do.
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It was doing that to me the other day. Half the time it got the faces wrong. I say they've got some work left to do.
Most of these recognition programs learn as time goes on. I know that at first Picasa didn't do a great job but as my wife continued to tag people, it eventually could even get our baby pictures right. Now it very rarely will pick the wrong person unless they are looking at a weird angle with poor lighting in a mirror.


On a similar note, think how easy it will be to find your exact clone across the world...
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