From Reuters: Facebook considers adding profile photos to facial recognition by Alexei Oreskovic

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc is considering incorporating most of its 1 billion-plus members’ profile photos into its growing facial recognition database, expanding the scope of the social network’s controversial technology. The possible move, which Facebook revealed in an update to its data use policy on Thursday, is intended to improve the performance of its… [read […]

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From TechCrunch: Droidfooding: After Years Of Giving Employees iPhones, Posters At Facebook HQ Beg Them To Test Android by Joseph Constine

“In the early days we gave employees iPhones primarily”, a Facebook spokesperson tells me. That decision and the rise of Android has left Facebook scrambling to get employees dogfooding its apps for Google’s OS. Now the company’s headquarters is plastered with these eye-popping posters asking Facebookers to “switch today”, and fix Android flaws with its […]

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From examiner.com: Facebook users may no longer have their say on privacy policies by Cendrine Marrouat

Are you ready for some major changes? On Wednesday, Facebook proposed an update that will probably ruffle more than a few feathers. The company would like to put an end to its voting system, a three-year old practice that allows users to share their feedback and weigh in on decisions regarding privacy on the site: “We […]

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