Facial recognition gets a facelift on Facebook | business | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
Apr 25, 2017-Tuesday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

Facial recognition gets a facelift on Facebook

business Updated: Jun 19, 2012 21:29 IST
Ari Levy

Facebook has acquired Face.com, adding technology that enables facial recognition in photos.

Terms weren’t disclosed. Face.com helps users tag photos and find images online by distinguishing facial features on social networks and photo-sharing sites. Menlo Park, California-based Facebook already uses some of Face.com’s applications.

“People who use Facebook enjoy sharing photos and memories with their friends, and Face.com’s technology has helped to provide the best photo experience,” said Ashley Zandy, a Facebook spokeswoman. “This transaction simply brings a world-class team and a longtime technology vendor in house.”

The Washington Post