Google's "face recognition" recognizes more than your face!

You can search your pictures on Google Photos that Google recognizes as you by clicking here. When I do that, I get all the photos that clearly show my face in the picture, but also photos like this one. I took this photo of my nieces, and my arm and hand are visible as a reflection in their sunglasses. Google recognized my hand.

There’s another photo I took of a book sitting on a chair. Part of my foot is visible in the photo, and Google recognized my foot.

It’s not just face recognition anymore, is it?


That is freaky! You do have very recognizable hands. It is just hard to believe a machine could do that!
I believe they do it by recognizing your face in a photo, then also gathering other data (what you're wearing, etc.) and then use that other data for recognition. Not certain, though.

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