Facebook to use your profile photos for new Facial Recognition Technology

Giant Social Networking website, Facebook has planned to use your Facebook profile photos for its facial recognition technology. Facebook will use its user’s profile pics to its facial recognition database to speed up the process of photo tagging. According to Facebook’s Chief Privacy Officer Erin Egan “Our goal is to facilitate tagging so that people know when there are photos of them on our service,”.

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HipHop Virtual Machine by Facebook to speed-up PHP

Most popular Social networking Site Facebook  has moved one step ahead at making the PHP programming language runs more quickly. Facebook has developed a PHP virtual machine, called HipHop Virtual Machine (HHVM) that can executes the PHP web programming language as much as 9 times as quickly as running PHP on large systems.

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Page Hacked by Bug researcher

In order to prove that the security flaw exist in Social media giant Facebook, a bug or security researcher , Khalil Shreateh proves his point and posted on Zuckerberg’s  Facebook wall about the bug. The Security flaw he reported was that Facebook  allow people to post on someone’s wall without being in their friends’ list !!

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Google invites Indian social entrepreneurs to apply for Google Impact Challenge

Are you an Indian social entrepreneur? If so, then get ready for Google Impact Challenge in india. On the eve of India’s Independence day, Google has decided to celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship of the world’s largest democracy by bringing front the best local non-profits that are using technologies to make the tech world better.

 

Today, Google is going to launch Google impact challenge in India that will invite Indian nonprofits to describe how they’d used technology to improve people’s lives. (more…)

India ranks second biggest recipient in Facebook $1M Bug Bounty !!

Recently a giant social networking website Facebook said that it has paid over USD 1 million in the past two years to bug hunters or security researchers who finds and reports bugs on his website. Amazing discovery is that India is ranked as second biggest recipient in Facebook bug bounty program.  The social networking major noted that “The countries with the most bounty recipients are, in order, the US, India, UK, Turkey, and Germany. The countries with the fastest-growing number of recipients are, in order, the US, India, Turkey, Israel, Canada, Germany, Pakistan, Egypt, Brazil, Sweden, and Russia” (more…)

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