The largest social network provider in the world Facebook has found yet another feature to make making interaction that more interesting, however this time around it seems their latest introduction Facebook Facial Recognition has been met with mixed results.
Earlier today we brought you news of the new feature and how it faces hostility and how Google will not be using the technology for themselves despite having the knowledge to do so. This new feature has been available in the U.S since December but has now gone global.
Users’ main issue with the Facial Recognition is not what the purpose of it is but the way that it has been introduced. Facebook have officially apologized for the manner in which they approached launching the feature saying ‘it should have done more to notify members.’
Despite being able to switch the mode off or on many users feel that it should not be automatically turned on to start with as they were not prompted as to whether they want it on or not. Facebook say the new feature is designed for a speedier photo tagging technique.
Check out the article at BBC for more details about the Facial Recognition and Facebook’s apology. What do you think of the new feature?