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Facebook to Shut Down Facial Recognition Program  

Facebook has announced that it plans to end its facial recognition system and delete facial recognition data on more than one billion people. So reports Ars Technica.

facebook 2429746 640 smallThe program, launched in 2010, had attracted lawsuits and fines with a price tag in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

An artificial-intelligence executive for the social media giant, which recently rebranded as Meta, said that “we still see facial recognition technology as a powerful tool.”

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