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Security software company Kaspersky put the algorithm to the test in April and found that Find Face works as well as it claims to.
When Kaspersky uploaded posed photos, the software correctly identified people 90 percent of the time.
The second, and perhaps less convenient, option is to trick the camera by wearing a hoodie or glasses with solid rings; pulling a funny face, or angling your face away from the camera.
Find Face did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Tapping into publicly available data from popular Russian social network Vkontakte, the app, called Find Face, claims to have a 70 percent success rate when it comes to identifying people.
This level of intrusion will surely add to people's existing range of privacy concerns regarding facial recognition.
Facebook, for instance, has come under fire for the potential storage of "Faceprint" data, which allows software to recognize members of the social network by their faces.
(As you can expect, the person from the photos has no idea what her photos are used for - would YOU give your photos to somebody knowing he is going to use it for a crime?
) So leave your talents of physiognomist to real world meetings, and accept the realities of a virtual relationship.