How to stop Facebook from looking for you with face recognition

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Assuming you haven’t completely erased Facebook from your life and have instead chosen to carefully inspect your privacy settings and limit what Facebook has on you, I’m going to offer another piece of optional advice. If you’re generally distrustful of the social network, you might want to think about disabling the company’s face recognition technology. Facebook has been using face recognition for years to make suggestions of who should be tagged in photos you share. But now it’s using those capabilities in new ways. Let’s examine what they are, and you can decide for yourself whether you want Facebook to keep looking for your mug.

How does Facebook’s face recognition work?

It’s probably best to just let Facebook explain it:


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