Hamza Shaban

The Washington Post

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Tech reporter for The Washington Post.

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Google has a fun app that pairs your face with a work of art. To use it, you upload your photo. But are you unwittingly sharing private information?

What Google learns when you use its arts and culture app

Google has a fun app that pairs your face with a work of art. To use it, you upload your photo. But are you unwittingly sharing private information?

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