Facebook adds facial recognition functionality to photo uploads

Sat, Jul 3, 2010

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With their recent acquisition of Divvyshot, Facebook is improving its photos feature by implementing facial recognition technology. Now, when a user uploads photos into an album, Facebook will be able to automatically tag individuals in the photo if their face registers with Facebook’s database.┬áThe feature is currently undergoing a limited test run, so not everyone will have access to it just yet.

Incredibly, over 100 million Facebook photos are uploaded every day.

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