Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday June 24, 2015

Facebook Can Recognize You Even If You're Not Looking

Other than being creepy as hell, I'm not sure why Facebook needs to be able to identify you, even when your face is partially obscured.

The research team pulled almost 40,000 public photos from Flickr - some of people with their full face clearly visible, and others where they were turned away - and ran them through a sophisticated neural network. The final algorithm was able to recognise individual people's identities with 83 per cent accuracy.