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Social Network Addressing Concerns

BIOMETRICS

July 27, 2011

Reuters reports on Facebook's efforts to simplify the opt-out process for users to disable its "Tag Suggestions" facial recognition feature in the wake of privacy concerns. Connecticut AG George Jepsen has issued a statement following his request for a meeting with Facebook officials to discuss the social network's privacy approach. He said the company "has made significant changes that will provide better service and greater privacy protection to its users," referring to the series of ads advising users of their privacy settings and how to disable the facial recognition feature.  
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