Tag: "facial-recognition"


Facebook to Shut Down Its Facial Recognition System

In a surprising move, Facebook has announced that it will be shutting down its facial recognition system and deleting all of its face scan data of more than 1 billion of its users. Citing “concerns about the place of facial recognition technology in society” and the fact “regulators are still in the process of providing […]


Facial Recognition Tech and You

A recent study conducted by Piplsay reported that among a sample size of 31,184 Americans, 40% of those polled are completely unaware that major retailers, such as Walmart and Target, utilize facial recognition technology within their stores. This statistic, while problematic on its own, combined with the impressive capabilities of modern facial recognition systems and […]