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Russian Firms ‘Scraped’ Data from Facebook for Facial Recognition

On the same day Facebook announced that it had carried out its biggest purge yet of American accounts peddling disinformation, the company quietly made another revelation: It had removed 66 accounts, pages and apps linked to Russian firms that build facial rec...

The man who can’t face the internet

Earlier this month, Facebook announced it would be using facial recognition to let users know every time a photo of them had been uploaded to the site. Such a feature would be extremely useful to one man – public-relations professional Jonathan Hirshon, ...

Apple is sharing your face with apps. That’s a new privacy worry.

Poop that mimics your facial expressions was just the beginning. It’s going to hit the fan when th...

Facial recognition is tracking customers as they shop in stores, tech company says

Retailers are using facial recognition to collect data about customers as they shop in stores, accor...

Should Police be able to use facial recognition without your knowledge?

The country’s biggest seller of police body cameras on Thursday convened a corporate board dev...

Researchers develop glasses to protect you from facial recognition

Facial recognition software is cropping up everywhere, so it was only a matter of time before anti...