Facebook is testing face detection technology

Facebook тестирует технологию распознавания лиц

If the face detection will be reliable, it will make available to more users.

Social network Facebook has begun testing face recognition technology, which will allow users of the social network to regain access to the account in case of loss.

“We’re testing a new feature that users could quickly and easily confirm that the account belongs to them. This option is only available on devices that users already have ever came in your account. Along with two-factor authentication via SMS, this feature will help confirm the identity”, – told the publication Techcrunch in the company.

If the face detection will be reliable and heterostichum, it will make available to more users.

In Facebook for many years used various methods of unlocking the account. In some cases, the site asked to identify photos of friends. It was also suggested to create in advance a list of trusted contacts who will receive a code to restore the user account.

Earlier it was reported that Facebook opens a new section of the Crisis Response, which will display the information about the latest emergencies.

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RIA Novosti