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Facebook acquires Face.com for undisclosed sum

Social network plans to continue to support the facial-recognition software company's developer community, though what it has planned for the service is unknown.

By Jun. 18, 2012


Facebook rumored to be in talks to buy Face.com

Deal for Israel-based facial-recognition technology company is said to be valued between $80 million and $100 million.

By May. 28, 2012


Facebook shuts down Face.com APIs, Klik app

The move to shutter Face.com's facial-recognition products comes less than a month after the social-networking giant announced its acquisition of the company.

By Jul. 8, 2012


Face.com plugs Facebook, Twitter hijacking hole

Researcher works with companies to close hole that allowed anyone to hijack KLIK user's accounts on Facebook and Twitter.

By Jun. 19, 2012


Face.com opens its face recognition tech to devs

This means social photo tools around the Web can help you figure out who the people are in your photos, no matter where they're hosted.

By May. 3, 2010


Face.com finds friends' mugs on Facebook (alpha invites!)

The company's Photo Finder application recognizes your contacts' faces among photos on the social network, letting you tag them and track new photo arrivals.

By Mar. 24, 2009


Google buying face recognition firm Viewdle

Google may use the Ukrainian firm's technology to add photo tagging across its services.

By Oct. 1, 2012


Google confirms it's buying facial recognition firm Viewdle

It's official -- Google's Motorola Mobility acquires the Ukrainian maker of facial recognition technology that automatically tags photos.

By Oct. 3, 2012


Facebook photo tagging gets automated

Face.com today launched it's free PhotoTagger facial recognition application for automatically tagging photos on Facebook.

By Nov. 11, 2009


FTC releases guidelines for facial-recognition use

Among its many recommendations is that companies should be transparent about collecting data and what the information is used for.

By Oct. 22, 2012