Viral App FaceApp Now Owns Access To More Than 150 Million People’s Faces And Names – Forbes


Composite image of a diverse group of people – GETTY

– GETTY

https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnkoetsier/2019/07/17/viral-app-faceapp-now-owns-access-to-more-than-150-million-peoples-faces-and-names/

We as human beings are social and trusting to a degree by nature. It has been a positive trait until it started being used maliciously.

Many deleted the app after and apparently they only keep the image uploaded for editing for max 24-48 hrs but can this be trusted? The space that, that many photos takes and rapid viral nature likely means they had to delete quickly unless they had deep pockets or funded by someone with.

Are facial recognition systems for logging into users accounts smart enough to tell the diff from live face and a static image?

Police in China alreasy using glasses with facial recognition coupled with app and access to backend and db of known criminals or persons of interest.

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