Sunday, 24 June 2012

Facebook works its facial recognition

The social network Facebook has to acquire the site Face.com, specializes in face recognition. Facebook, which already offers a Face Recognition function, and should offer technologies Face.com.

It is therefore to improve its photo service that Facebook has finalized the acquisition. Aware that this is one of the most popular services of its site, the social network it bears careful attention. This was particularly led, for example, redemption of Instagram recently, for a staggering one billion dollars.

Facebook already proposed for some time a Face Recognition function. It was not clear whether the shares were repurchased so after patent issues, or simply to make improvements to its service. Although the terms of the contract were not disclosed, experts estimate that the transaction would have reached 80 to $ 100 million.

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