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Facebook Gives all Its Users a Choice whether to Opt Out of the Facial Recognition Option

Facebook extends its facial recognition tools to all users, enabling them to opt out of their use.

The company released the information, stating that it was removing "labeling suggestions" or the so-called tag suggestion. They allowed Facebook to "suggest" another person uploading a photo to tag another user on the system.

Facebook Consider the Idea to Hide Its Like Counter

The social network Facebook is considering hiding its like counter, TechCrunch reported.

The magazine notes that tests for this feature have already started on Instagram in seven countries, including Canada and Brazil. Instead of the total number of likes, users are shown only a few names of mutual friends who liked the post.

Google Suspends 210 Youtube Channels "Uploading Videos Related to the Ongoing Protests in Hong Kong"

Internet giant Google has suspended 210 Youtube channels that were part of a campaign by the Chinese authorities which aimed to spread disinformation around the Hong Kong protests.

"We discovered channels in this network behaved in a coordinated manner while uploading videos related to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong," Google says

Croatia to Dismiss Diplomat for ‘White Europe’ Facebook Posts

Croatia has suspended a senior diplomat at its embassy in Berlin over Facebook posts in which she promoted the European Union's newest member as populated only by "white Europeans".

Elizabeta Madjarevic, the embassy's first secretary, was recalled to Croatia and her dismissal has been initiated, the foreign ministry said on Monday.

Twitter and Facebook Accused China of Campaigning against the Protesters in Hong Kong

Twitter and Facebook have blocked accounts and pages used by Chinese authorities to spread disinformation about the Hong Kong protests, NOVA TV reported. Twitter has suspended over 900 accounts "from within the People's Republic of China (PRC)."

New Instagram Feature Will Allow its Users to Report "False" Information

The Instagram photo sharing app is launching a feature that will allow users to report fake content, RIA Novosti reported.

According to the Poynter portal, to flag suspicious information, Instagram users simply have to click the three dots in the upper right corner of the post and alternatively classify it as "inappropriate" or "fake."

Instagram Stopped Operating in North America and Europe

Instagram stopped working. Users from Europe and North America say that information on the social network is not updated.

Facebook, Messenger and Instagram have collapsed again.

New posts are not displayed in profiles, and users can only see old posts if the story is visible at all.

Thus, the problem may not be noticed immediately and everything looks normal.

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