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A Ken Paxton lawsuit is why some face filters on Facebook and Instagram were temporarily disabled in Texas

The features were suspended two months after the attorney general sued the social media platforms’ parent company, saying that some of its practices violated Texans’ privacy. Users can now reactivate the filters.

A man stands in front of a sign of Meta, the new name for the company formerly known as Facebook, at its headquarters in Menlo Park, California, on Oct. 28, 2021.

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Courts Ken Paxton