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This T-shirt is designed to fool Facebook auto-tagging

(Credit: s-c-n.biz) To hide from the all-seeing eye of Sauron the NSA, you’ve got your anti-drone wardrobe: a metalized hoodie, a burqa, and a scarf. But what about social media? […]

(Credit: s-c-n.biz)

To hide from the all-seeing eye of Sauron the NSA, you’ve got your anti-drone wardrobe: a metalized hoodie, a burqa, and a scarf.

But what about social media? How are you going to avoid the relentless gaze of Facebook and auto-tagging? Well, here’s one idea: T-shirts designed to throw off face algorithms.

Designed by Simone C. Niquille, the Realface Glamoflage shirts are plastered with distorted images of celebrity faces such as Michael Jackson and Britney Spears.

The shirts were conceived as part of Niquille’s thesis at the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam, where she worked on fashion designs to deter automated recognition.

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