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Facebook to delete users’ facial-recognition data after privacy complaints

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Facebook says it will delete facial recognition data on 1 billion people as it backs away from the technology. Critics had called it a danger to personal privacy.

Researchers and privacy activists have spent years raising questions about the technology, citing studies that found it worked unevenly across boundaries of race, gender or age.

(Image credit: Jeff Chiu/AP)

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