Imagine strolling down a busy city street and snapping a photo of a stranger then uploading it into a search engine that almost instantaneously helps you identify the person.

This isn’t a hypothetical. It’s possible now, thanks to a website called PimEyes, considered one of the most powerful publicly available facial recognition tools online.

  • Nik282000
    16 months ago

    That cat has been out of the bag for nearly 20 years. If you have ever posted photos of yourself online (on a platform that you do not own and operate) your images are free for that platform to use however they want. The way to not be in a face search engine is to not upload your face into search engines.