Facebook turns off facial recognition in Europe

Facebook has shuttered its facial recognition feature in Europe, following last year's report from the Irish Data Protection Commissioner.

Facebook buys facial recognition company Face.com

After weeks of rumors, Facebook has acquired Israeli facial recognition company Face.com, in a move aimed at bolstering the company's mobile capabilities.

New phone app automatically tags photos in detail

A new cell phone application can tag photographs with names, locations and even activities - all by itself.

Facebook introduces facial recognition

Facebook's improved its photo-tagging capability with a new facial recognition feature that suggests names every time a photo is uploaded.