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Face.com, third party APIs and little white lies

When Face.com announced it was being acquired by Facebook last month for a reported $80 to $100m, you can be sure that it was happy day for Face.com's founders, employees and investors.

But it wasn't necessarily a day worth celebrating for developers relying on Face.com's facial recognition API. The reason: Face.com had just been acquired by one of tech's biggest names and as we've seen time and time again, that often means big changes ahead.

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Facebook acquires Face.com

After nearly a month of rumors, it's official: Facebook.com is buying facial recognition company Face.com.

While terms of the deal weren't announced, previous reports indicated that the price for the Israeli company would be somewhere in the range of $80m to $100m.

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