Texas is taking Facebook to court for using facial recognition to harvest your photos and use them in applications that you did not approve.
In my opinion, Facebook is one of the greatest threats to democratic society. They suck you in and take anything they want, and you have no choices. Want to know more about how they control and profit from you. Read this: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power
About the lawsuit:
“Facebook has been secretly harvesting Texans’ most personal information—photos and videos—for its own corporate profit,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said. “Texas law has prohibited such harvesting without informed consent for over 20 years. While ordinary Texans have been using Facebook to innocently share photos of loved ones with friends and family, we now know that Facebook has been brazenly ignoring Texas law for the last decade.”
According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook previously settled another lawsuit over its facial-recognition practices for about $650 million. That class-action suit filed in 2015 was brought under Illinois’s biometric privacy law,