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Yoti brings selfie age verification to Instagram in US pilot

London-based identity and biometrics firm Yoti has partnered with Instagram to provide face-based age verification for users in the U.S….


Why are government’s still hesitating over social media ID verification?

Liudas Kanapienis, CEO and co-founder of Ondato Controversy surrounded the inclusion in May of an Online Safety Bill in the Queen’s…


Some world leaders take the hint and start building bulwarks against deepfake danger

The European Union, Reddit and Google are taking steps to do something about deepfakes. Exactly what they will accomplish is…


Everyone wants online IDs strictly controlled — their way

European politicians are nearing a deal to push accountability on online posters through digital ID verification, while in China, executives…


Settlements mount in Illinois face biometric data privacy lawsuits

Courts in the State of Illinois resolved and continued legal disputes over the use of face biometrics by Google, TikTok,…


FaceTec pitches liveness detection to authenticate social media users, fight spam

FaceTec seeks a more active role performing anti-spoofing and anti-spam bot activities with face biometrics for social media companies, according…


It’s fun. It’s trendy. It’s putting your iris biometrics on the market for free

The ACLU is warning that a TikTok trend tied to Euphoria, a controversial teen drama on cable TV is unsafe….


Aadhaar user verification integrations for Indian social media, Cashfree Payments

Users of India’s Twitter-like platform Koo can now voluntarily verify themselves via their Aadhaar number and fellow Bengaluru-based firm Cashfree Payments…


Clearview AI facial recognition being used to deliver news of Russian war dead to families

The use facial recognition is being put to in the Ukrainian warzone has been clarified, with the country’s vice prime…


Clearview AI makes face biometrics service available to Ukraine Ministry of Defense

Clearview AI is providing its facial recognition to the Ukrainian defense ministry to assist in identifying people, possibly at checkpoints or…

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