Facebook and Instagram Announce Partnership with UK Nonprofit Org to Combat Non-Consensual Sharing of Intimate Images

Facebook and Instagram’s parent company Meta just announced a huge initiative to combat revenge porn on the Internet. Partnering with UK nonprofit group Revenge Porn Helpline, the system is pretty simple in theory though it could be somewhat complex in terms of getting buy-in from people that could be impacted. That’s because it relies upon […]

Facebook Retires Facial Recognition Program Amid Swirling Controversies Surrounding the Company’s Business Practices

This is probably a good move from multiple perspectives but it looks like Facebook is saying “goodbye” to its facial recognition system used in tagging photos. In a blog post announcing the change, Facebook noted that “people who have opted in to our Face Recognition setting will no longer be automatically recognized in photos and […]