Ever wondered what 1.2 billion Facebook users look like?October 1 - 11am
Providing a glimpse of every single member, The Faces of Facebook website has encapsulated all 1.2 billion profile pictures on one web page.
Designed by self-dubbed creative technologist Natalia Rojas, the website allows users to zoom in on each Facebook member, amid of a sea of dots.
By clicking on any thumbnail, the subsequent person’s public profile then surfaces, with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg ranked as number one.
But for all those worried about privacy, Rojas insists no private details of users are stored on the website.
“We are not breaking any Facebook privacy rules because we don’t store anyone’s private information, pictures or names,” Rojas said.
“We’ve just found a harmless way to show NaN Facebook profile pictures and organise them in chronological order.
“Because there we are, all mixed up: large families, women wearing burqas, many Leo Messis, people supporting same-sex marriages or [the Muslim Brotherhood symbol] r4bia, Chihuahuas, Indian Gods, tourists pushing the leaning Tower of Pisa, selfies, newborns, Ferraris, studio black-and-white portraits, a lot of weddings but zero divorces, ID photos, faces framed in hearts, best friends, manga characters, politic logos, deep looks, love messages, eyes, memes, smiles, sweet grandparents and some not-yet-censured pictures.”