. Facebook to end use of facial recognition software « JO LEE MAGAZINE

BBC – There have been growing concerns about the ethics of facial recognition technology, with questions raised over privacy, racial bias, and accuracy. It has faced a barrage of criticism over its impact on its users.

Last year, Facebook also settled a long-running legal dispute about the way it scans and tags photos.

The case has been ongoing since 2015, and it was agreed the firm would pay $550m (£421m) to a group of users in Illinois who argued its facial recognition tool was in violation of the state’s privacy laws.

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