Facebook Addresses Privacy Concerns In Web Ads

Law360, New York (July 26, 2011, 7:43 PM EDT) -- Connecticut’s attorney general said Tuesday that Facebook Inc. has responded to his criticism of the company’s privacy policies by running ads on its website advising users that they can opt out of its controversial new facial-recognition photo-tagging feature.

The social networking giant began a second round of ads Tuesday linking users to privacy settings and allowing them to opt out of the controversial “tag suggestions” feature that uses software to recognize users' faces in new photographs and suggest they be tagged, according to Connecticut Attorney General...
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