Imagine strolling down a busy city street and snapping a photo of a stranger then uploading it into a search engine that almost instantaneously helps you identify the person.

This isn’t a hypothetical. It’s possible now, thanks to a website called PimEyes, considered one of the most powerful publicly available facial recognition tools online.

  • @extant
    26 months ago

    Reverse Image search is offered by Google but it’s not focused on faces, there are many companies that do this they just target governments and other corporations for their business instead of publicly advertising it. What do you think Meta does with everything that’s uploaded to it?