Tuyuan, a Beijing-based startup allows users to do the online social networking by using Facial Recognition technology. Surprisingly, Tuyuan was first discovered by TechCrunch, but as usual, Mike seems not very serious about the Chinese market, still.

In Tuyuan, once you upload the photos, the faces on these photos can be automatically recognized, i.e. your friends can be discovered automatically and tagged by their faces. We had a chat and also a few email exchange with Huazhang Shen, the founder of Tuyuan. The following summarizes our conversation:

1. About Tuyuan

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