A Look Into Facebook's Potential To Recognize Anybody's Face

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A Look Into Facebook's Potential To Recognize Anybody's Face

A question that is asked to get the reader thinking (rather than a question that begs an actual answer) is called a rhetorical question. Rhetorical questions create an internal dialogue between the reader and the writer, which deepens a reader's engagement with the ideas explored in a text. 
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.9-10.7
Take a minute to consider the pros and cons of facial recognition, then name and explain one pro and one con.  
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According to the text, what are some of the problems in the quest for universal facial recognition? Please name at least two. 
Biometrics (or biometric authentication) refers to the identification of humans by their characteristics or traits. Biometrics is used in computer science as a form of identification and access control. It is also used to identify individuals in groups that are under surveillance. 
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In your own words, please explain how Facebook is increasing facial recognition accuracy. 
Social media companies like Facebook won't talk about who can access face-tagging data. That silence is a problem, privacy advocates say. (This annotation contains an image)
The controversy referenced here has made big news via the Edward Snowden case, which you can learn about in the curriculet below. (This annotation contains a link)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.9
Read the letter in the link below, and then answer the following question.http://www.franken.senate.gov/files/documents/130912%20Sen.FrankenLetterFacebook.pdfAccording to the letter referenced in the annotation above, what is a faceprint? 
Facebook's Potential to Recognize Faces Quiz