Think I got recognized from Facebook... But I'm not on it!

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  1. Guitarteach

    Guitarteach Poster Extraordinaire

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    If facebook is given access to someone contacts and you are in them... they got you.
     
  2. Patton

    Patton TDPRI Member Gold Supporter

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    I look like the old Dos Equis guy with less gray and far less interesting.
     
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    When AI suddenly grabs control. People from Facebook will be the first to go. Bwahhahaha:D
     
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    to me, the concept that some random person could recognize another random person solely based on relationships in a virtual world, is somewhat sci fi.

    The black mirror stuff is of the same 'near future' sci fi genre.

    Having been born in the 60s, I Do find this type of connection somewhat sci fi. Very much a possible future imagining from not long ago.
     
  5. bettyseldest

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    You can only "tag" someone on facebook if they have a facebook account. Anyone without an account can be added into comments on a photo, but not tagged.

    If facebook are associating you with faces in photos just from a comment that is an order of magnitude greater effort than just taking information from tagged images, and is worrying.

    I suggest that your wife or someone else has posted a photo described as Mr & Mrs popthree which has been seen by the couple you met.
     
  6. Old Deaf Roadie

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    My wife's dad is a Lutheran pastor. We would come to visit & meet total strangers who would remark they feel like they already know us.
    Turns out dad had been using our family as the basis for his sermons. Nothing like being a Sunday lesson...
     
  7. telemnemonics

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    I get text messages telling me to fix stuff on the job that the owner saw posted by strangers on FB because she keeps checking FB for keywords that will bring up pics tagged as at or near the business where I work.
    I'm talking a lawn chair out of place or an umbrella the wrong color.

    Get off my lawn!
     
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    It is threads like this that confirm that I have made some great choices in life.:cool:
     
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    Hate Facebook at the moment. I rage quit back in September when the messenger program sent out fake messages to at least few of my friends. Never used the program. Checked to see if I could turn off the function and it's attached to your regular Facebook, so you can't turn it off unless you quit Facebook. That's what I did. All that stuff, facial recognition, location tracking, them selling your data, hacking - it's not safe to have your stuff out there but most of us are doing it.
     
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  11. AndyPanda

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    I was incognito for awhile but then someone tagged me in a group photo and now everyone knows who I am
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    2HBStrat Tele-Meister

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    I'm sort of on Facebook but not really...
     
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    I'm not on Farcebook. I have had my picture on it though.

    But, if someone posts a picture of your band or if you attend a social event where someone takes pictures.

    You will probably end up on Farcebook.

    Obviously there's no release requirements for you to appear in any photos taken by FB subscribers.

    I love the information we have access to with the internet and places like TDPRI. But, boy there sure are some crappy aspects that go along with it.
     
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    Mebbe they’re Tele people?
     
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    i said 20 + years ago that the internet is the second worst invention in human history and nothing has changed my mind
     
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    It took me a while to figure out what you were saying.
    If I get this right, your wife posts your photos on her Facebook page and you got recognized through that by people you've never met?
     
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    When people say I look kinda familiar I don't tell them I'm a musician.
    I say, "Yeah, I used to do porn."
     
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