PimEyes, launched in 2017, is a tool Polish, free of charge, aiming to compile all the photos of one and the same person uploaded on the internet. This platform was launched at the base to prevent the publication of non-voluntary of photos of internet users, could become the new playground for bullies, relays BFMTV, relying on an article from BBC News.
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The principle of the application is simple : upload or take a real-time photo to find out all the other clichés associated with this face posted on the Web. A innovative concept, allowing to discover if certain people have posted a picture in which some 6 000 registered users appear without wanting to be. The option pay - subscribed by 350 users - allows you to receive an alert when the face searched will appear on a new picture published on the internet, namely, on Tumblr, on a blog or on a website.
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The pictures uploaded on social networks could not be scanned, according to the company. An assertion undermined by the BBC, which reports that some of its journalists have found about this tool pictures of themselves available on their accounts in Facebook or Twitter. "If you have found pictures that have been posted only on Facebook, it means that someone else has posted elsewhere ", has defended the company.
"Each tool could be used in a roundabout way"