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International News Archive - September 22, 2012

Facebook Facial Recognition Tool Removed in Europe

A facial-recognition tool that points out when registered Facebook users could be tagged in photos uploaded to the popular social network has been disabled for new European users and will be completely removed from the system within a month's time, various media outlets reported Friday.

Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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