Facial recognition is the next big thing in biometric verification and with Apple using it in one of their flagship products, the trend for using facial recognition as an alternative to fingerprint scanner will catch on with manufacturers as well as users.
To use the technology, Facebook users will hold their phone up to their face.
First Apple, then Facebook, are Instagram and WhatsApp next? The social giant said the feature is now undergoing testing, but did not provide a specific timeline for its release. If it deems you are a match, your profile will be unlocked.
The option is reportedly being tested in just a small number of users. It uses the camera of a trusted device - ie. a smartphone or computer from which the user has previously logged in - to biometrically scan the user's face, presumably matching that individual to images in her or his user account.
According to online reports, the tech-giant is all set to introduce its own facial recognition system for users to help secure their account and verify identity.
Facebook did not state which devices would support the facial recognition authentication feature once it is implemented.
However, in the past, Facebook has received some bad feedback concerning their facial recognition implementation which meant to automatically tag your friends in your photos.
Last year, Facebook purchased FacioMetrics, a facial recognition software firm, in a push to integrate the technology into the platform. Facebook is changing that.
Twitter Inc. also is facing heat over the prevalence of anonymous, automated accounts - or bots - on its platform. Facebook has set up a crisis response page so people who are in Las Vegas can let people know they are safe.
However, more than half of the Americans exposed to the ads on Facebook saw them they had cast their votes on November 8. Now the social networking giant is taking steps to strengthen their ads policies and enforcement.
Maria was expected to move out into the Atlantic Ocean Wednesday night and Thursday, dissipating as it reached the open ocean. Maria was a Category 1 hurricane as it moved northward in the Atlantic, but it weakened to a tropical storm on Tuesday .
Infrastructure challenges remain, with additional charging stations needed to keep vehicles powered and avoid stranded motorists. Compare that to small and mid-size gas vehicles that can travel upwards of 400 miles on a single tank of gas.
He continued: 'I've seen the footage, they've been going pretty good and I know how that New Zealand game can go against you. Rugby is a amusing game, now five games into a six-game tournament, we still don't know if the Springboks are good or bad.
It was another no-doubter for Stanton, who is the first player to reach 58 home runs since Ryan Howard with the Phillies in 2006. Kyle Freeland (11-11) gave up two runs and five hits in three innings in his first start since September 11 for the Rockies.
"We demand answer for three generations of Gandhi family to people of Gujarat; to Sardar Patel; to Morarji Desai", Shah said. Amit Shah rubbished allegations made by Rahul Gandhi and said that the Gujarat Model has been a tremendous success.
After more than a week of desperation, many were still unable to access essentials including food and water. FEMA director Brock Long admonished her for not being in closer contact with relief coordinators.
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According to the administration, more than 90 percent of the island now is now accessible; some 200 gas stations are open. The President highlighted the massive devastation that has played out in the nine days since Hurricane Maria hit.
In the season opener against the Vikings Peterson was visibly upset with head coach Sean Payton after receiving limited carries. Even during his Pro Bowl year (2015), he ranked 33rd among 47 qualified players in yards per carry (4.0).
West Tennessee man killed in Las Vegas shooting
Sandy Casey, a middle school special education teacher living in Redondo Beach, California, was also among those killed. Friends, family members, and former teachers spoke out about what a positive, kind person Melton was his whole life.
Walmart buys Brooklyn startup for same-day NYC delivery
The move also means Walmart has finally found a home in NY , where it's been blocked in its efforts to open stores for years. The latest salvo is Walmart's announcement that it has acquired Parcel, a last-mile delivery service .
We still need to see Trump's tax returns
For these reasons, repealing the state and local tax deduction would be an important move toward broadening the tax base. Then, they'll have to be merged into one bill in a conference committee that can pass both chambers.
Ex-Armyman told to prove Indian citizenship
After serving the Army for 30 years, a former Army man in Assam is accused of being a foreigner from Bangladesh. The notice asked him to present his case before September 11 but the notice landed at his address late.
England whitewash West Indies
Bairstow was also striking the ball beautifully at the other end, reaching fifty in 48 balls shortly before Roy's departure. Despite all the Ben Stokes and Alex Hales drama that is surrounding them, England have been terrific at home.
Seahawks Use 2nd-Half Surge To Rout Colts 46-18
Penalties, a drop and a turnover all contributed to a scene the Colts have seen too many times already this year. Besides the usual suspects, the Fantasy scoring just might not be there for fringe players in this one.