What Does Facebook “See” in Your Photos? A New Browser Extension Reveals Facebook’s Hidden Image Tags
From The Daily Dot:
Facebook has not been secretive about its attempts to identify people, places, and things in the photos you upload to the social network. While some of its efforts verge on creepy, in recent months, Facebook has shown how it can use this technology to better allow visually impaired users to join the conversation around photos. And after downloading a simple browser extension, you can see how good (or poor) of a job Facebook is doing at this.
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.