Facebook to Shut Down Facial Recognition System and Delete Billions of Records

Facebook’s newly-rebranded parent company Meta on Tuesday announced plans to discontinue its decade-old “Face Recognition” system and delete a massive trove of more than a billion users’ facial recognition templates as part of a wider initiative to limit the use of the technology across its products.
The Menlo Park tech giant described the about-face as “one of the largest shifts in facial

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