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Facebook Dating uses Yoti age estimation to keep out minors

Facebook Dating becomes the latest product from Meta to use Yoti’s facial analysis technology for age estimation to restrict the…

 

AI might help you give face scrapers the deformed finger

Born as weird abstraction, AI imagery is finding its way to consumer usefulness. Two algorithms demonstrate that while AI is…

 

Children’s digital identities are easier to defraud, harder to fix

Almost a million children in the U.S. were victims of identity fraud in the year ending October 2022, finds research…

 

Yoti age estimation software embedded in gambling machines

Yoti’s age estimation technology is being piloted in gambling machines or 18+ gaming terminals in the UK provided by Regal…

 

What ‘human authentication’ really means

Bob Eckel, President and CEO, Aware, Inc.  Over the last several months of the ongoing Twitter/Elon Musk lawsuit, Musk and…

 

Instagram use of Yoti facial age verification spreads to India, Brazil

Instagram’s use of tests to attempt to verify age in certain cases, including the use of biometric facial analysis provided…

 

‘Harmful’ and ‘likely’: one-third of UK children have adult social media accounts

Children appear to be unphased by regulation, technology or age-appropriate design codes as they simply lie about their age to…

 

Age verification measures by online businesses inadequate: Jumio survey

As evidence of the risks associated with social media use among youth continues to accrue, more Americans think social platforms…

 

UK regulator, California lawmakers tackling children’s online data privacy challenges

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK data protection regulator, may impose a fine of up to £27 million (roughly…

 

TikTok says physical biometrics stay on users’ devices, keystroke logs do not

It was difficult to see social media executives testifying before a U.S. Senate committee and not think about the numerous…

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