SG Comics Presents: Google & CNN Face Recognition Interview

Apr 4, 2011
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Last week we had an episode that seemed almost like an April Fools prank between Google and CNN. You would think that these two big shots wouldn't run into such a PR problem. CNN may have been a little too enthusiastic on their reporting claiming Google was busy at work developing a facial recognition app, while Google may have been hyper-sensitive given their run in with the privacy police in the past.

Almost immediately after we posted the story originally sourced from CNN, we received a message from Google stating that the CNN report was purely speculative and soon thereafter received a rebuttal from CNN. It was quite entertaining, we must say, but it does bring up a lot of questions and concerns both on privacy as well as media reporting.


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