Facebook now has a feature called Face Recognition, and some folks aren’t all that fond of it due to the privacy implications.
In a nutshell, Facebook’s new Face Recognition feature works something like this:
When another user uploads a new photo or video to his/her account Facebook will compare it to YOUR profile picture and any photos you’re tagged in to see if you’re in that new photo.
If Facebook’s scan determines that your face is indeed included in that photo or video you’ll be sent a notification that someone has posted a picture/video that has you in it. [Read more…]