Facebook algorithm recognizes people face even if it can’t see it


Washington: Facebook has developed an algorithm that can recognize people even if it cannot see their face.Facebook’s artificial intelligence team has developed an experimental recognition algorithm to identify people even when their faces are not clear based on other clues.

According to engadget.com, instead of using facial features, the software can identify people using things like hair style, pose, clothing and body type.

Facebook algorithm can identify people with 83 percent success rate in tests. This is beneficial to photo app like Facebook Moments or Google’s revamped Photos software.