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Facebook No Longer Supports Face.com APIs

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Face.com is shutting down their facial recognition APIs in the next 30 days. Third party developers that worked with Face.com are not happy with the news. Below is an e-mail that Face.com sent to the developers that utilize the APIs.

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Facebook Completes Acquisition Of Face.com

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Facebook has confirmed the acquisition of Face.com. Although we do not know the final price of the acquisition, it is expected to be for around $80 to $100 million. Face.com is known for building technology that does facial recognition. Face.com specializes on mobile facial recognition, which is something Facebook will most likely integrate into updates of their future mobile app.
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Rumor: Yandex Interested In Selling Face.com Stake


Yesterday a rumor surfaced about how Facebook.com is interested in buying Face.com outright for $80-$100 million. According to a source with Russian newspaper Vedomosti, Face.com investor Yandex is interested in selling their stake to Facebook or another company.
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RUMOR: Facebook Planning To Buy Face.com For Roughly $100 Million


According to Israeli publication Calcalist, Facebook is rumored to acquiring Face.com for somewhere between $80- $100 million. Acquisition talks have taken place several times over the last few years. Face.com held back because of the “low” price Facebook was willing to pay. Face.com was founded in 2007 and has developed accurate facial recognition software. Facebook would be able to use Face.com to identify people in photos faster on the desktop and mobile devices. Face.com built a Facebook application called Photo Tagger, which lets users scan their photo albums for known faces. The company also recently launched a mobile facial recognition app for iOS called KLIK. Face.com has raised $5.3 million in funding from Yandex and Rhodium.

Facial Recognition Service Face.com Raises $4.3 Million


Face.com is a facial recognition service that is based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Supposedly Face.com has a 90% accuracy when identifying your face in a Facebook picture.
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