Facebook Settles Faceprint Fight For $550M

One week after the Supreme Court rejected Facebook’s request to intervene in a class-action over facial recognition technology, the company announced it will pay an eye-popping $550 million to resolve the matter.

Nielsen Studying Facial Recognition Use

Facial recognition technology has been around for years. But only recently has it been incorporated into TV sets by smart TV manufacturers like LG, Samsung and Panasonic. Nielsen is again actively exploring how to apply the technique to its TV ratings panel.