Russian Photographer Shows How Easy It Is To Track Strangers On Social Media By Using A Facial Recognition App (23 pics)

Posted in INTERESTING       12 Dec 2016       5312       GALLERY VIEW



Egor Tsvetkov created a project called "Your Face is Big Data" to show how powerful facial recognition software has become that it can let a complete stranger to find you in just several clicks of a button. Egor used “FindFace” app to scan strangers on St. Petersburg metro and the results are quite worrisome. He found without any difficulty those people’s social media profiles. He said, “My project is a clear illustration of the future that awaits us if we continue to disclose as much about ourselves on the internet as we do now.”

 


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