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When 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's founders, employees and investors.

But it wasn't necessarily a day worth celebrating for developers relying on's facial recognition API. The reason: 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.


Facebook acquires

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

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.