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Face recognition on Facebook will be phased off, and billions of people’s data will be deleted.
In response to major privacy concerns, Facebook’s parent corporation stated Tuesday that it is shutting down its facial recognition system and destroying a billion faceprints.
The news came as the top social media network faced one of its most serious crises in history, with reams of private papers exposed to reporters, politicians, and US regulators.
In a statement, parent firm Meta said,
There are many worries about the place of face recognition technology in society, and authorities are still in the process of developing a clear set of laws controlling its usage.
Given the current state of ambiguity, we feel that restricting the use of face recognition to a small number of use cases is prudent,” it continued.
It’s unclear when the changes will take effect, but Facebook says more than a third of its daily users have chosen to utilize the facial recognition technology.
According to the announcement, shutting down the system which said that,
would result in the destruction of more than a billion people’s individual facial recognition templates.
In an effort to move past being a scandal-plagued social network and toward its virtual reality vision for the future, the social media behemoth has changed its parent company name to “Meta.”
Under the renaming of Facebook to Meta which are used by billions around the world and will keep their names, which opponents have characterized as an attempt to divert attention away from the platform’s dysfunction.