...which is a facial recognition company. Facebook buys facial recognition startup Face.com | Reuters I probably should've posted this in the Tin Foil Hat Lounge....but, I think this will happen/is happening. ...especially given the flop of Facebook's IPO. They need money from somewhere....I'm sure the .gov is willing to pay for access Just imagine the govt. getting access to all the photos + demographic data on Facebook that has already been mapped for them. Now, use that as metadata in your other databases that feed all the cameras in airports, on city streets...anywhere there's a camera, you can be tagged, tracked, and bagged. Now...don't go and try to delete all those photos you have posted. They're there forever. Same goes with Photbucket and Flickr.