Viral Video: Kashmir Stylings on Facebook Facial Recognition
Whatever side of the Facebook facial recognition debate you are on — is it privacy panic or a Big-Brother crisis? — this video by Forbes blogger Kashmir Hill is pretty clever.
Hill — who has perhaps one of the best bylines evuh — clearly has come down on the former, writing earlier this week about the social networking company:
“As I’ve made clear here before, I think that the privacy concerns about the new tool are overblown. The tool is limited to identifying you to your friends — people who already know what you look like.”
(Hey, Kashmir: Let me know when the aliens who really created Facebook and Google come for you, after they decide to start harvesting the Earth as planned using their nefarious photo-tagging tools!)
All kidding aside, enjoy the video: