Face.com – Introduction

Fac.com BloombergFace.com is helping people find photos, using facial recognition technologies.

The company was a Tel Aviv-based technology company that developed a platform for efficient and accurate facial recognition in photos uploaded via web and mobile applications.

Face.com platform scan billions of photos monthly and tag faces in those photos, tying them directly to available social networking information. As of February, 2011, the company had 18 billion faces recognition transactions across its API and Facebook applications.

The company was established in 2009, and maintains an office in Tel Aviv, Israel with 10 full-time employees.

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Face.com has developed and released two Facebook applications: Photo Finder and Photo Tagger. Photo Finder allows users to find untagged pictures of themselves as well as friends on Facebook and then tag those photos.

Photo Tagger enables bulk-tagging of faces that appear in multiple photos uploaded to the Facebook website.

On June 18, 2012, the company announced that it has been acquired by Facebook. With this announcement they also announced that they are winding up their api’s to ‘focus on new products at Facebook.

The company created “KLIK”.

KLIK is the first camera app to recognize and tag friends in real time.

Sharing is available instantly with people nearby or tagged in your photo.

With KLIK you and others will not miss a photo of you, or interesting photos taken around you. KLIK lets you also share your photos on Facebook, Twitter or via email. KLIK lets you find out who hangs out nearby, explore their photos and choose where you want to go next.

Klik was a Free face recognition application available on iPhone platform which allows to click and tag your photos instantly on iPhone.

As part of Applicationbuzz business development offering Klik was introduced and exposed to potential business partners around the world by Applicationbuzz‘s team  and it was expose by us at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona.

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