Facebook will stop using the controversial facial recognition system that since 2010 allows you to identify people in photos or videos published in the social network, in response to concerns about user privacy, announcement this goal, your parent company.
The announcement occurs at times when Facebook battle against a crisis of magnitude after filtration in the United States of a large number of internal documents to the press, legislators and regulators.
"There are many concerns about the place that facial recognition technology occupies in society, and regulators are still in the process of providing a clear set of rules that govern their use," said Meta in a statement.
It is not clear when changes will come into force, but it will feel widely, because - according to the platform - more than a third of the users opted to use the facial recognition system.
The modification "will result in cancellation of more than one billion individual profiles of facial recognition," said the statement.
Facebook has just changed the name of your parent company to "Meta" in an effort to generate attention to your virtual reality vision for the future, trying to remove the focus on a scandal pest.
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, which are used by billions of people in the world, will keep their names under the change of brand.Updated Date: 03 November 2021, 04:57