Facebook is using "dishonest and manipulative" tactics to get EU users to agree to facial recognition, critics say (FB)

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Facebook is asking some users in Europe to consent to the use of facial recognition technology. But the social network has been accused by privacy experts by asking for permission in a "f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2018

Amid data scandal, Facebook rolls out new privacy choices under EU rules

The statement said users will be told that facial recognition is optional, but that it could offer some benefit, such as being notified when someone is using an unauthorized picture.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 18th, 2018

Facebook Provides a Preview of Its Privacy Makeover

In a preview of how Facebook is changing its privacy policies, the site this week will start asking European users for permission to use their personal data to power features like facial recognition and some forms of targeted advertising......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 18th, 2018

Facebook could have to pay "billions" in damages in class action lawsuit over facial recognition (FB)

Reuters/Leah Millis Facebook faces a class-action lawsuit over its use of facial recognition technology to tag people in photos. The decision by a US district judge means the company could be sued by millions of US users......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2018

Facebook rolls out new facial recognition feature

Facebook said on Tuesday it would begin using facial recognition technology to tell people on the social network when others upload photos of them, if they agree to let the company keep a facial template on file......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 19th, 2017

Facebook wants your face data — in the name of privacy, it says

Facebook will let you know when someone posts a photo of you — even if you aren't tagged in it — becoming the latest tech giant to add more facial recognition technology into users' everyday lives......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 19th, 2017

Facebook to introduce facial recognition feature for account security

The social media giant has tried a number of methods to help users regain access to a locked account.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 30th, 2017

Facebook wants to save your face. Should you say yes to facial recognition?

After Cambridge Analytica, privacy experts say consumers should think twice before giving Facebook p.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 19th, 2018

Facebook is turning facial recognition back on in Europe

Facebook is turning facial recognition back on in Europe.....»»

Category: videosSource: videonewsindexApr 18th, 2018

Facebook is offering facial recognition again in Europe

Facebook is bringing facial recognition back to Europe after withdrawing the feature in 2012 because of objections from data privacy groups......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 18th, 2018

Facebook to face class action over facial recognition

A U.S. federal judge ruled on Monday that Facebook must face a class action lawsuit alleging that the social network unlawfully used a facial recognition process on photos without user permission.      &nbs.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 17th, 2018

Facebook under fire for storing facial recognition data without consent

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Category: topSource: moneyApr 17th, 2018

Facebook must face class-action lawsuit over facial recognition: report

A federal judge allowed a class-action lawsuit against Facebook Inc. to proceed Monday, according to a Reuters report. The suit challenges the social-network giant over its gathering of facial recog.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

Fresh trouble for FB: US judge demands class action over facial recognition

The ruling adds to the privacy woes that have been mounting against Facebook for weeks.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018

Facebook’s other critics: Its viral stars

As Facebook reels from a privacy scandal, some of its most popular users are lashing out over declining traffic, policy changes and financial complaints......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 8th, 2018

Facebook’s other critics: Its viral stars

As Facebook reels from a privacy scandal, some of its most popular users are lashing out over declining traffic, policy changes and financial complaints......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 8th, 2018

Facebook's facial recognition violates user privacy, watchdog groups plan to tell FTC

The Electronic Privacy Information Center and several other consum.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 5th, 2018

Facebook critics want regulation, investigation after data misuse

Facebook Inc faced new calls for regulation from within U.S. Congress and was hit with questions about personal data safeguards on Saturday after reports a political consultant gained inappropriate access to 50 million users' data starting in 2014......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 17th, 2018

Facebook"s Profit Rises, but Users Spend Less Time on Network

Facebook’s dominance in digital advertising powered another surge in quarterly profit, though it said users were starting to shave back their time on its platform as it tries to address critics claims that the social network has harmful effects......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 31st, 2018

Facebook"s New Facial Recognition Feature Is Unnerving Privacy Experts (and Maybe You Too)

While Facebook Zuckerberg says that its new facial recognition feature is all good, some experts aren't so sure......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 21st, 2017

Now you can tell Facebook to ignore your face

Worried about someone using Facebook's facial recognition technology to replace their profile picture with your face? Now there's a setting for that......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 20th, 2017