Facebook Brings Facial Recognition To Photo Tagging And Has A Great Day Yesterday
- Created: Wednesday, 15 December 2010 14:25
Right now, to tag a photo with a person's name on Facebook, you have to manually enter the person's name. The new algorithm, says Mashable, is going to automatically suggest who users should tag in photos based on facial recognition technology.
With more than 500 million users, Facebook is the most influential site on the Internet. Yesterday, Facebook's 26 year-old founder, Mark Zuckerberg was named Person of the Year by Time and Facebook was name the Best Employer of 2010 by Glassdoor.com.
In addition, Silicon Alley Insider reported yesterday that Google is "terrified of Facebook," and having a hard time getting its act together to do anything about it.