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DISTURBING: Instagram is testing an AI face-scanning tool that can verify your age (www.engadget.com)

Instagram is testing new age verification methods including asking followers to vouch for your age and even using AI that can estimate your age..

It’s also trying out another creepy technique called social vouching.

What do you think?

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Vievie
Vievie
1 month ago

The US Internal Revenue Service began requiring facial scanning as of June 2022 ~ now, you cannot log in to the IRS website to view your tax status, make a payment, or ask a question without submitting.

As for social media, I’ve removed myself completely ~ but for those who still partake, I strongly recommend keeping it OFF your mobile devices so your every move isn’t tracked, and get those little plastic camera blockers for your phones and laptops, so you’re not being watched without your knowledge.

It’s only a spit in the wind, though. If you have a TV that’s less than 4 years old, it’s listening to you, too. And surveillance cameras are in grocery stores, on street corners, and at the Starbucks drive-through. Gods forbid you order a latte without being profiled…🙄

Last edited 1 month ago by vievie
Allonzykoi
Allonzykoi
1 month ago

Few weeks ago I had this thought that the filters that everybody use on Instagram is an actual tool to scan people’s faces for facial recognition purpose. Now this article confirms it, I’m not crazy.

Joy
Joy
1 month ago
Reply to  Allonzykoi

I have been saying this for over 10 years now. I remember when Snapchat first came out (I was in high school at the time), everyone I knew was using it… And all I could think was that this was a clever way for AI to quickly and easily improve facial recognition… for future authoritarian purposes.

Allonzykoi
Allonzykoi
1 month ago
Reply to  Joy

I regret not thinking about this earlier. Thankfully I don’t think I ever used these filters or even posted a picture of me online 🙂

Michele
Michele
1 month ago

Self-checkouts everywhere already scan your face and collect biometrics and attach that information to your credit card.

mellowyellow
mellowyellow
1 month ago
Reply to  Michele

Any evidence of this?

Michele
Michele
1 month ago
Reply to  mellowyellow

Next time you use self checkout, take a minute to notice the camera that is scanning your face. The information collected by that camera is then associated with whatever card you use to check out. That form of payment identifies you and your bank. All of the items that you purchase are also stored along with your id and card. The store then sells that information to third parties.

kittyvac
kittyvac
1 month ago
Reply to  Michele

Surely it’s also a way to identify people using cash.

W .
W .
1 month ago

This is part of the agenda to control all social media and internet usage by making users login with health/social credit/passport authentication. This means they can ban, censor and track all posts and arrest anyone who breaks their Orwellian “hate” crime or “disinformation” laws.

This is why they have instructed New World Order pawn Elon Musk to announce purchasing Twittter — which hinges on solving the so described bot issue (most of the fake accounts are run and controlled by New World Order agents on sites they also control), which is just an excuse to introduce authenticated logins only via submitting photo ID.

stevencasteel
stevencasteel
1 month ago

China has machine vision AI that can see your walking gait “fingerprint” and identify you just by the way you walk. Looking at an actual face is easy in comparison.

Joy
Joy
1 month ago
Reply to  stevencasteel

Yes, I remember hearing about that… Sooo creepy, won’t be long now before the US is doing the same. China always sets the blueprint for things to come here.