You Have Seen The Dating Site That Takes Your FaceBook Profile Without Your Permission Haven’t You?

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This is Lovely-Faces.com, launched (by these guys) this week, with 250,000 profiles — names, locations and photos — scraped from publicly-accessible Facebook pages.

The site categorises unwitting volunteers into personality types, using a facial recognition algorithm, so you can search for someone who is “easy going,” “smug” or “sly.”

The word you’re looking for is: Yikes.

Dating Site Imports Facebook Profiles Without Permission (Wired)

3 thoughts on “You Have Seen The Dating Site That Takes Your FaceBook Profile Without Your Permission Haven’t You?

  1. Marty

    Other than ‘funny women’ the people in each category looks remarkably (well kinda) like each other. What’s going on here?

  2. Mike Baldwin

    Smug AND Sly? This aptly describes my ideal woman. How specific is that criteria!!!? Think I’ll search under ‘ruthless’, ‘pool shark’ and ‘forgetful’

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