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CNET News Video: Tech Minute: How to stop Facebook face recognition

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CNET News Video: Tech Minute: How to stop Facebook face recognition

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Recently, Facebook announced that it has a new way to recognize your face in photos without your permission. This feature could spell trouble for a lot people who get caught in embarrassing pictures, and raises issues of privacy rights to boot. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on how to prevent Facebook from using this technology.

And we've all been there before -- -- the -- -- -- that doing something you'd rather the whole world tendency. Now the acquisition official recognition startup -- dot com FaceBook may soon make it easier for mobile phone users to attack people. But there is a way that you can keep FaceBook from recognizing your face first log on to FaceBook and -- privacy settings click on timeline and -- and choose the last option. Who sees -- suggestions when photos that look like you are uploaded. From the drop down menu choose no one and a mobile device the process a similar. Even though it takes a few extra steps to opt out from this feature it's the best way to stop others from being able to tag you in pictures. Uniting something stupid or regrettable is now up to Yale. In San Francisco I'm Kara tsuboi cnet.com for CBS news.

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