TODAY   |  August 30, 2013

Facebook could expand facial-recognition system

The social media giant intends to improve its photo-tagging feature, which will make it easier to recognize friends of its more than 1 billion users. Those who are skeptical about the new feature will have the option to decline participation.

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>>> facial recognition data base by using the profile photos of it's 1 billion plus members. a move that's sure to spark controversy. the move is intended to improve the performance of the tag suggest feature which uses facial recognition technology to speed up the ability to tag friends. facebook users uncomfortable with facial recognition technology can opt out of the feature.