Brendan Lynch reports:
U.S. Rep. Ed Markey is calling for a federal probe of Facebook over privacy issues involving a recently added automatic photo-tagging feature.
“Requiring users to disable this feature after they’ve already been included by Facebook is no substitute for an opt-in process,” said the Malden Democrat, who called for an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission.
The feature, deployed to more and more users over the last few months, is now live for almost all Facebook users.
Read more in the Boston Herald.