Facebook suspends photo tag tool in Europe
Posted in: Internet Use/New Technologies at 22/09/2012 14:22
Facebook has suspended the facial-recognition tool that suggests when registered users could be tagged in photographs uploaded to its website.
The move follows a review of Facebook's efforts to implement changes recommended by the Data Protection Commissioner of Ireland last year.
Billy Hawkes, who did not request the tool's total removal, said he was encouraged by the decision to switch it off for users in Europe by 15 October.
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