How Does Facebook’s Facial Recognition Work?

“Recognizing people’s faces is really easy for people to do just instinctively, but it’s actually really hard for a computer.” This is was what Rob Sherman, Facebook’s deputy chief privacy officer, said about their company’s facial recognition. Facebook uses facial recognition technology for its “Tag Suggestions” feature. This often taken-for-granted […]


What Were the Top Internet Brands, Social Networks and Blogs of 2011? 1

According to Nielsen, the top brands of the web in the U.S. last year, at least from January to October 2011, were the following: Top U.S. Internet/Web Brands in 2011 1. Google 2. Facebook 3. Yahoo 4. MSN/WindowsLive/Bing 5. YouTube 6. Microsoft 7. AOL Media Network 8. Wikipedia 9. Apple 10. […]