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Juggalo makeup is outsmarting facial recognition technology

Looks like Insane Clown Posse fans can avoid being identified.

July 9, 2019
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Insane Clown Posse fans might have found the ultimate undercover disguise with their Juggalo makeup. 

Apparently, Juggalos are able to avoid facial recognition technology. Yes, it’s a real thing. 

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Most facial recognition technology identifies areas of contrast around the eyes, nose and chin to compare with a database. The black paint completely redefines someone’s key features and makes it impossible for them to be recognized. 

One Twitter user discovered that facial recognition technology misidentified Juggalos’ jawlines.

Read more: GWAR, Sylar added to 20th Gathering Of The Juggalos festival 

However, Apple’s Face ID is able to use depth perception to identify a person. That means someone can still unlock their phone if their face is covered in makeup. 

More Insane Clown Posse and Juggalo news

Back in May, GWAR and Sylar were added to the 20th annual Gathering Of The Juggalos lineup. 

The festival will also feature Ghostemane, Tech N9ne, Butcher Babies, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Jedi Mind Tricks, Shakewell, Mac Sabbath and more.

In addition to performances, the gathering features free camping, carnival rides, side shows, wrestling and much more. There will also be a Juggalesque Burlesque, return of the Juggalo Night Court and several vendors.

The 20th annual edition of the festival is headed to Springville, Indiana, from July 31 to Aug. 4. For more information about the festival, make sure to check out the teaser video below. Tickets are also on sale now here.

What do you think of Insane Clown Posse and Juggalos being able to avoid facial recognition software? Sound off in the comments down below!

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Written by Alex Darus