Thursday, June 25, 2015

FB plans to be able to ID you without your face

FB is developing the ability to recognize you online without your face. This body recognition will compare and contrast your body parts with others' parts in the same or similar positions. I can see how this would be helpful with a partial image or one in the dark to fight crime or one where your face is hidden behind another person, food, with a hat or a mask, but it could also be used to track people for nefarious reasons, such as stalking someone. I assume this would work in conjunction with your likes and dislikes and your location and habits online as well. Read more about it here http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/33237459/facebook-working-on-tech-that-recognises-you-even-if-your-face-is-unclear

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