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All the Ways FindFace Could be Used for Bad, Bad Things

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New app FindFace claims it might be of use in perfectly innocent scenarios like trying to find the Facebook profile of the guy/girl you took a secret photo of on the bus, but we find that hard to believe.

The maker explains: "If you see someone you like, you can photograph them, find their identity, and then send them a friend request.

With this algorithm, you can search through a billion photographs in less than a second from a normal computer."

Looking Up Yourself

You might be identified as someone you believe to be less attractive, leading to further self-esteem issues.

Looking Up Shop Assistants

Has a boyfriend: End result: Nothing happens.

Your misadventures with a burning rubbish bin during an anti-capitalist rally in 2005 will be discovered through analysis of old CCTV footage.

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