Facebook is in the process of making it easier, and creepier, to tag your friends in pictures.  The site will be using facial recognition software that is already available on some photo editing programs.  Once a friend has been tagged the software will prompt users to tag friends that have been recognized in other photos.  Users will be able to turn this feature off in their account settings if they would like, going back to manually typing in the name of the person(s) being tagged.  In one sense the new feature will make tagging numerous photos after a night out or an event much easier.  However, I think the possibility that wrong person was recognized and tagged may come about, which may lead to some upset friends.  It seems like something out of a spy movie but I guess that is just the price we will pay as technological advances become more and more accessible.
 


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