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I recently noticed that Facebook was tagging me in my wife's photos that she did not tag me in. Apparently Facebook now tags people automagically by facial recognition.

How can I disable this functionality?

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  1. Go to Account > Privacy Settings
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  2. Choose "Custom" and then "Customise Settings"
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  3. Under "Things Others Share", next to "Suggest photos of me to friends", click "Edit Settings"
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  4. Next to "Suggest photos of me to friends", choose "Disabled"
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