Instagram Testing AI Tool That Verifies Age By Scanning Your Face

Jesse Williams

By Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams

24 Jun 2022

Instagram is testing new ways to verify the age of people using its service, including a face-scanning artificial intelligence tool.

Meta, which owns Facebook as well as Instagram, said from now on if someone tries to edit their date of birth on IG from under 18 to 18 or over, they will be required to verify their age.

Face-scanning artificial intelligence tool, having mutual friends verify their age or uploading an ID. using one of these methods.