Aware that there is still much to heal in its Consumer Email List bruised reputation, Facebook has wanted to say goodbye to one of its most Consumer Email List controversial features: facial recognition. The social network announced yesterday that it Consumer Email List would stop using the facial recognition system on its platform and that it would erase the biometric records of 1,000 million users .
This system helped Facebook users Consumer Email List automatically tag other people in photos and videos. “ This represents one of the biggest changes in the use of facial recognition technology in history . More than a third of daily users have Consumer Email List opted for this tool and are recognized. Its removal will result in the deletion of facial templates Consumer Email List of more than a billion people, " explains Meta, the parent of Facebook, in a statement .
Meta assures that this decision has been Consumer Email List preceded by "careful consideration" , since it is part of a policy that affects the entire Consumer Email List company as a whole. Users who have the facial recognition system activated in their Consumer Email List profile will see their data deleted , while there will be no change for those who did not have this function enabled.