I'm not sure why it would be creepy; face recognition is easily done locally. Every camera implements it, for example, for focusing on faces.
This will do wonders for my little GIF app.
Funny how you can downvote a comment without investigating what it's all about.
My mistake. Why would facial recognition connected with Google be creepy. It's... "convenient". So convenient....to have Google help you provide that feature... Yeah.
Google. Not creepy. Sane.
This sounds like a boon for blind users. Your browser can now leverage device capabilities to interpret more than just text.