Orkut Albums- Automatic Face Detection System


Recently Orkut has added a New Feature of Automatic Face Detection in its Albums. The Face Detection Feature was available only on Picasa before. Face Detection Tool Identifies the Exact Position of Person’s Face and allows any user to Tag it. You Might Have Seen This Message Popping in Whenever you View Photos in Orkut Some faces were tagged. Click to name them the Reason is Orkut’s new Feature of Auto Face Detection.
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Orkut had the feature of tag a friend before itself. In tag a friend feature, the user had to Manually mark the face of the person. Now Tagging Friends is made easy with this New Face Detection System! By Default, Every Face present in The Image is Tagged And it asks you to Name The Person Present in The Pic (Similar to Picasa). You Can Tag The Image with Your Friends in Orkut. If someone Clicks on the tagged image it will be redirected to to Tagged Person’s Profile. So, More Tagging is equal to More Sharing!

Auto Face Detection
Auto Face Detection

Since This Feature Encourages Everyone to Tag the Faces, You Can Find Significant increase in the count of your Photos under the tab Photos of Me as your photo might have been tagged by some of your Friends! So it May Surprise you, as your Photo Suddenly starts appearing ! However, you Restrict your Friends in Getting Tagged Using the Privacy Settings Option!

What’s More. One More Reason for Happy Orkutting!

  • I am addicted to Orkut and loved the face detection system . But, I was not aware that we can restrict Friends in getting Tagged. Thanks for the information.