Facebook's founding president, Sean Parker, earlier said the company was "exploiting a vulnerability in human psychology" and that the company set out to consume as much user time as possible.
"Social media enables people to spread information faster than ever before, and if we don't specifically tackle these problems, then we end up amplifying them." - Mark Zuckerberg
This model seemed harmless enough in the beginning. But over the years it's morphed into a massive information-gathering machine fueled by the personal data of its users.
The redesign comes at a time when Facebook is embroiled in a widening scandal after reports that British data firm Cambridge Analytica had improperly gathered detailed Facebook information on 87 million users, up from a previous estimate of more than 50 million.
The class will consist of Facebook users in Illinois for whom Facebook created and stored facial recognition algorithms after June 7, 2011, Donato ruled.
Last week Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the platform has always been about personal connections and interactions in meaningful ways.
Budaraju said blood banks and non-profits across the country were now using this feature to help raise awareness of voluntary blood donation camps.
The European Union will take measures to tax US tech giants if the international community doesn't agree to a new system early next year...
"We understand the important role Facebook plays here in Nigeria with developers and start-ups and are invested in helping these communities..."