Facebook has acquired Face.com, confirming rumors that the companies were in talks.
Face.com announced the acquisition on its blog today, saying that its work with Facebook will offer it "more opportunities" to build products.
The Tel Aviv, Israel-based startup offers application programming interfaces (API) for third-party developers to incorporate Face.com's facial-recognition software into their applications. The company has released two Facebook applications: Photo Finder, which lets people find untagged pictures of themselves and their Facebook friends, and Photo Tagger, which lets people automatically bulk-tag photos on Facebook. Face.com launched its open API in … Read more