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“Facebook Hit With Lawsuit for Scanning, Storing Users’ Facial Data.” Newsweek.

“Facebook Hit With Lawsuit for Scanning, Storing Users’ Facial Data.” Newsweek.

April 7, 2015

Have you ever uploaded pictures onto Facebook and found that the site has automatically identified the people in each image, asking if you’d like to tag them?

This “tag suggestion” feature comes courtesy of the site’s facial recognition software, added in 2010, which a class-action lawsuit filed April 1 says violates users’ privacy. . . .

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