• Instagram Trials Face Scans for Age Verification

    4 days ago - By Hypebeast

    While Instagram 's official age for sign-up has long been 13 years old, the Meta -owned platform has done little to verify the age of its account holders over the years. A decade following the app's creation, the app is now testing a verification AI tool built by third-party software company, Yoti. The tool will first be used to verify new account holders who claim to be 18 or older. In addition to the old method of uploading an ID card, users can now also either confirm their account via social vouching or a face scan. For social vouching, three of your followers over 18 must confirm your...
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