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Instagram is testing out a trial in which it scans users' faces for proof they are over 18 years old

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Instagram said on Thursday it was turning to a new method to verify users' ages: scanning their faces in videos. Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Instagram said it's trying out new ways to verify users' ages, including scanning their faces.
Alternatively, users can also have three friends vouch for their age or upload images of their IDs.
The trial launched on June 23 in the US.
Instagram is testing out new ways to verify users' ages, including scanning their faces. The company announced the trial, which began on June 23 and is currently only being rolled out in the...
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