An alleged robber was caught after trying to buddy up to the woman he bashed over the head, say police. The next day, she got a friend request. She didn't recognise his face, but she did recognise a triangular tattoo on his neck.
Those are the results from just Day 1 of a web form to allow Europeans to request that outdated information about them be removed from Google's search results. Will those numbers continue, or is there just a pent-up demand of people wanting to blip their existence off the internet?
The US National Security Agency (NSA) has been collecting millions of images from the web and storing them in a database that can be mined by facial recognition software for identifying surveillance targets, a new report says.
Which must have come as a surprise to him, because despite facing a jail sentence and a fine of 46 million Swedish krona ($6.9 million, £4.1 million), Sunde wasn't even sure whether there was an outstanding warrant for his arrest in Sweden.
It's once again filed a patent application for a system that lets children sign up with the authorisation of a parent, as opposed to just slipping through the cracks by lying about their age. Is Facebook doing enough to keep them safe?