Facebook Will Warn Parents About Posting Public Photos

Accidentally sharing your child’s photo with the world will soon become a problem of the past. Thanks to artificial intelligence, in the near future, Facebook will recognize the content of uploaded photos and will warn parents that they are about to share their photos publicly on the social media network, rather than simply sharing them with friends. The move comes as parents are becoming more wary of the photos they post online out of fear for their children’s safety and privacy. Jay Parikh, Facebook’s vice president of engineering, announced the feature at an event in London yesterday. “If I were to upload a photo of my kids playing at the park and I accidentally had it shared with the public, this system could say: ‘Hey wait a minute, this is…


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