Instagram’s solution to verify your age? AI facial recognition

Instagrams solution to verify your age AI facial recognition

Instagram, which is prohibited for children under 13, will use artificial intelligence to ascertain the age of its users. A still experimental measure, first tested in the United States. The announcement was made this Thursday, June 23, 2022: Meta, the parent company of Facebook, will test a new way to verify the age of its … Read more

Instagram and the implementation of facial recognition

Instagram and the implementation of facial recognition

We start with Instagram which, moreover, is still running behind the success of Tik Tok. We have just learned that the platform, to verify the age of its users, (because theoretically, social networks are prohibited for those under 13) will set up in the United States an age verification system by recognition facial. A selfie … Read more

Instagram is testing a facial recognition tool that can verify a user’s age

Instagram is testing a facial recognition tool that can verify

Verifying the age of users is not always easy for the various sites on the Internet, especially those intended for an adult audience. In this context, instagram is currently in the process of test two new verification methodsmoon using subscribers and the other using a facial recognition tool based on Artificial Intelligence. According to Instagram, … Read more

Under cover of ethics, Microsoft limits access to its facial recognition software

Microsoft has limited access to some of its facial recognition software since June 21, wishing to guarantee “responsible intelligence”. These changes are part of the second version of its “Microsoft Responsible AI Standard” white paper, which has just been published. It lists the tests carried out by internal teams to check that the algorithms respect … Read more

Facial recognition: Microsoft gives up scanning your face to know your emotions

News hardware Facial recognition: Microsoft gives up scanning your face to know your emotions Published on 06/22/2022 at 16:40 Microsoft backtracks and wants to redeem a conscience. After several years of research and development, the Redmond company announces the gradual end of its facial recognition artificial intelligence, in accordance with new ethical guidelines, and on … Read more

Without facial recognition, Nice turns to artificial intelligence

The mayor of Nice wants to test a system allowing to search for a person according to several criteria such as their dress, their corpulence, their age or their size. The most telemonitored city in France has not said its last word. After having experimented with facial recognitionMayor Christian Estrosi examines the use of artificial … Read more

“Smile to pay”: Mastercard’s facial recognition payment system raises concerns

Smile to pay Mastercards facial recognition payment system raises concerns

The system “smile to pay” (pay with a smile) from Mastercard, which was announced to launch last week, is supposed to save customers time at checkout. It is being tested in Brazil, and future prototypes are planned for the Middle East and Asia. Mastercard puts forward the following arguments: its contactless technology will speed up … Read more

Mastercard’s facial recognition payment system raises concerns

Mastercards facial recognition payment system raises concerns

The system “smile to pay” (pay with a smile) from Mastercard, which was announced to launch last week, is supposed to save customers time at checkout. It is being tested in Brazil, and future prototypes are planned for the Middle East and Asia. Mastercard puts forward the following arguments: its contactless technology will speed up … Read more

“We must clarify the debate on facial recognition”

We must clarify the debate on facial recognition

In November 2019, the National Commission for Computing and Liberties called for facial recognition ” a debate at the height of the stakes “. In April 2021, while Politico unveiled a draft European regulation on artificial intelligence, the debates resumed even more, 51 associations for the safeguard of individual rights calling for a ban on … Read more

Shanghai spends billions on facial recognition to control population

After two months of confinement due to a new wave of Covid-19, the approximately 26 million inhabitants of Shanghai have regained their former life. The images show them running to shops and in parks. The city had never experienced such a period of confinement, and the authorities had to manage several attempts at riots and … Read more