Posts Tagged: Facebook

Facebook Plans To Shut Down Facial Recognition System

Facebook announced the company is removing the platform’s facial recognition system, citing societal concerns according to the vice president of artificial intelligence at Facebook, Inc. The facial recognition system automatically identifies users in photos and videos, which has caused controversy regarding the ethics of the technology use leading to compromising privacy.  Facebook officials state, “Regulators are… Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg Changing ‘Facebook’ Name To ‘Meta’

Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that he is changing Facebook’s company name to ‘Meta’. In an effort to rebrand his company, Meta will be the name of the umbrella company of the apps Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp. Zuckerberg said in his announcement, “I’ve been thinking a lot about our identity as we begin this next chapter…. Read more »

Facebook Changing Its Policies To Protect Famous People From Harassment

Facebook is changing its policies in the hope of cutting down on harassment – even famous ones. The new rules ban “harmful content that attacks public figures” – such as celebrities, journalists, or politicians. The platform will also be going after “coordinated efforts of mass harassment” and Groups that attempt to “harass or silence people”…. Read more »