Instagram trial Video selfies to verify age of teens

Instagram is exploring ways for teenagers to verify their age to comply with platform rules. The Meta-owned app is has been testing video selfies with facial analysis software as a new age-verification method. Some users on Instagram try to dodge its 13+ age limit rule by editing their date of birth to make them appear over 18. But US teens attempting this will now be given three ways to verify age: upload ID, ask three adult users to vouch for them or take a video selfie.

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