Facebook is in negotiations to acquire facial-recognition technology company Face.com, according to a report from Israeli business publication Calcalist (Google Translate).
The social-networking giant is said to be offering $80 million to $100 million, according to a report on Newsgeek.
CNET has contacted Facebook for comment and will update this report when we learn more.
The technology made a splash in 2009 when it released Photo Tagger, a free third-party application for Facebook that uses facial recognition technology to automatically tag photos of people, as well as a recognition-based alert service for Facebook. In 2010, Face.com released an open API … Read more