The never forget a face algorithm

Do you have a forgettable face? Many of us go to great lengths to make our faces more memorable, using makeup and hairstyles to give ourselves a more distinctive look. Now your face could be instantly transformed into a more memorable one without the need for an expensive makeover, thanks to an algorithm developed by researchers in MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL).

YouTube protects activists with new face-blurring feature

With YouTube increasingly the tool of choice for activists around the world, the company's launching a face-blurring feature to protect users' anonymity.

Human face transplants evolve with 3D imaging

Remember the cheesy John Travolta-Nicolas Cage action flick Face Off? Well, it seems as if the face transplant technology featured in the film could soon be a reality.

Algorithm can read a person's face

Researchers have developed software that can tell a person's personality and mood from their facial expression.

Facebook trademarks more of the English language

Face(TM)book(TM) has succeeded in persuading the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to grant it a trademark on the word 'face'(TM).

Facebook goes after another site with 'book' in its name

Facebook is continuing with its campaign to trademark two of the commonest nouns in the English language by turning its sights on a two-person website that highlights stupid Facebook posts.