BIZ CPT-FACEBOOK-FUTURE SJ

Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote speech at the Facebook's F8 Developers Conference Tuesday morning, April 12, 2016, in San Francisco, Calif. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

In 2011 as Facebook inched ever closer to 1 billion active monthly users, it faced a vexing crisis: uproar about a facial recognition algorithm that tagged people in photos without their consent.

Six years later, and as Facebook nears the 2-billion-user milestone, that complaint almost seems quaint.

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