Facebook is long term friend of NSA to steal data along with Google, Apple, Microsoft as part of PRISM revealed Edward Snowden. Do You Even Know that How Facebook Scan Your Photo To Add Analysis as HTML Image Alt? Yes, their AI based software detect your emotion like smile, and add the keywords as image alt indicating what image may contain. We are showing how you will find them and how to fool their spyware. The work, without doubt is just disrespectful and joking human without permission. Facebook’s claim is probably it is a sophisticated tool “to help the visually challenged”.
How Facebook Scan Your Photo To Add Analysis as HTML Image Alt
The spyware’s is Facebook visual recognition software which is known to be developed by Facebook AI Research (FAIR), (here is the UNFAIR website –
https://research.fb.com/category/facebook-ai-research-fair/) which is powerful enough to be able to detect food, eyeglasses, people’s expressions, actions, nature, location, number of peoples in a frame including blurred crowd as crowd as covert them to image alt of that photograph as text.
Open any photograph on the Facebook website and click the thumbnail to view the enlarged version of the image.
Use any Browser’s Developer tool like that of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera to right click and inspect the HTML tree. Expand the HTML parent div tag to find the image alt with description of the image starting with Image may contain phrase, like this :
alt="Image may contain: golf, grass, outdoor and nature"
One Chrome extension developed to show them as overlay :
How to Fool this Spyware to Scan and Analyse Your Photo
Except not uploading photographs on Facebook, we can not see much options. Most practical way is to host the image on your own server and share as it as link to show to your friends and blocking Facebook bots on that server to crawl, may be password protect the access. Other ways not going to work for long term.
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