The largest social dungeon on the planet, where the online persona of the user is bound, shackled and sold to the highest bidder, as fortune 500 companies and political organizations engage in the ultimate game of tug of war in gaining and edge in marketing tactics and reach, has the audacity to try and implement facial recognition technology in the European Union and Canada.
Account holders in the US are already subject to the big brother spy game intricacies of AI successful image comparisons by default, and of course the site makes it tediously difficult to turn off the frightening feature. While it is not a very well kept secret that a plethora of brand name device manufacturers actively mine live biometric using cameras, microphones and GPS units, the recent Oprah magnitude of the public controversy surrounding Mark Zuckerberg and his insidious vast interactive platform turned targeted advertising empire, has forced the company to scramble in keeping revenue channels open on a global level, as heavy regulations in the US and the EU loom on the horizon. The incredulous marketing and not jolly green giant, utilizes the tactic of adding countless settings and features, to stay five steps ahead of account holders in the war for privacy and earning billions in advertising revenue.
The BBC News reports that F&%*book is currently battling government agencies and privacy advocates in forwarding subversive one-click options for account holders in activating the facial recognition feature, before the EU imposes a new set of guidelines in protecting personal online data on May 25. The pending regulations will include a zero tolerance policy for pre-clicked options, a nightmare currently faced by users in the US. If that is not enough to want to cut the cord and purchase a lonely and austere cabin on the plains of South Dakota, Zuckerberg and his legion of doom are also involved in a coup to hijack the religious and political views of community members, in attempting to offer the infamous “click-box” approval of disclosure. The foreboding and famous last words of the social dungeon user lost and unceremoniously sold in the virtual reality digital purgatory of an obscure server in Colombo, Sri Lanka, clearly illustrate the dangerous nuances of active participation in the information age, “Once you click, you can never go back.”
Read the BBC News article here.