Hulu has created a technology to help viewers identify actors in the shows and clips on Hulu. The Hulu Face Match Engine can tell viewers the name and other information about the actors in the video. Viewers simply hover their mouse over a character’s face to activate the technology. In addition, Face Match will link to some of the actors’ personal Facebook and Twitter accounts.

To use Face Match, viewers select the config button in the lower right corner of the video player while watching any show or clip. If Hulu Face Match is available for the video, there will be an option to turn the feature on.

According to a corporate blog posting by Zhibing Wang, Hulu director of research: "Face Match is still very much a work in progress – that’s why it’s in Hulu Labs – but we plan to increase the number of faces we recognize in shows and movies as we roll it out. To start, Face Match is available on all episodes from Glee, The Office, Wilfred, Modern Family and Lost."

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Fox News Channel topped primetime and total day ratings for the month of July, with 2.123 million and 1.186 million total viewers, respectively. MSNBC took second in both categories with 1.312 million and 772,000 total viewers, respectively. HGTV came third in primetime (1.167 million) and total day (629,000). In total day, CNN (596,000) and ESPN(537,000) […]

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