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Facebook reduces effort, introduces face detection for tagging people

An article about Facebook's new image tagging method: face detection...

By Abhinav Lal | Published 02 Jul 2010 22:50 IST
Facebook reduces effort, introduces face detection for tagging people

Facebook has decided to make its half a billion members happy, or at least those who regularly upload photos of people (friends), by providing a much awaited online face detection feature, which automatically selects human faces, and makes them ready for tagging! Celebrations are in order...

A superficial look at acquaintances...

We’re now waiting for face recognition algorithms to be coupled with the detection process, to remove all tag-typing effort. What else is technology meant for?

 

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