In the age of social media marketing, becoming an international spy just got a whole lot tougher. Truth be told it is quite hard to give someone an alteration or facial cosmetic surgery to fool a facial recognition scanning machine. You see, its dimensions are the distance between the eyes, nose, teeth, ears, etc. and it is rather hard to fool a machine in those distances. Every individual is sort of unique in that regard, even in cultures where everyone is pretty much homogeneous and appears exactly the same.
Now then, take into account that Facial Recognition Technologies or FRT is easily available and applied to just about any picture which appears on the Internet, or any digital picture over a social network. Today, individuals are keeping a running total of their lives from preteen all the way through adulthood. These are posting those pictures online of themselves. What exactly occurs when someone turns up who doesn’t have this type of digital history? In the spy world that might be dangerous because you’d automatically become suspect.
Now then, in the event the CIA or any other intelligence agencies owns or controls social media pages or whole companies, including online yearbooks …Continue Reading