Digital cameras can tell a head from a bed, Facebook organises photos by manually-added face tags, iPhoto tries its best to put a name to a face. But really good technology to auto-identify the people in pictures could have big application on the web.
Now, Tel Aviv, Israel-based Face.com, which says its software can automatically pluck out any pictures of you from Facebook’s seven billion photos, has raised a $4.3 million second-round investment, as that prospect steps up.
The Face.com money is coming from VC Rhodium, Russian search site Yandex and existing backers. “We