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Facebook Unveils Facial Recognition Technology

Researchers at Facebook previewed their new program called DeepFace, which uses 3D technology to match two images of the same person with 97 percent accuracy, paving the way for features that allow users to more easily tag pictures of their friends. What do you think?

  • “Thank God. Now I can finally stop remembering what my friends look like.”

    Arthur McCrary Vet Technician
  • “So a machine could really look at a photo and say, ‘Hey, it’s that chick from Brian’s thing’?”

    Dan Skoy Radio Signal Tester
  • “There Facebook goes again, doing something for people with friends.”

    Marlene Sanger Data Processor

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