Instagram begins testing age verification tools of video selfies and confirmation from other users

Instagram has started testing new age-verification tools, including new technology that claims to be able to estimate the user’s age using a video selfie. The ‘Age Estimation’ technology from digital identity company Yoti analyses the user’s facial features using artificial intelligence (AI), in order to predict their age. Instagram is also trialling a new age-verification method that … Read more

Instagram launches new supervision tools that let UK parents see who their child is following

Instagram has launched a series of new supervision tools to allow parents to keep closer tabs on what their child is looking at, and how long they spend on the app. Parents or guardians will be able to set daily limits for how long their teen can spend on the photo-sharing app, and schedule breaks … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg says Instagram will start testing NFTs this week

Meta chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Instagram will begin testing non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on the social network this week. An NFT is a unique computer file encrypted with an artist’s signature, which acts as a digital certificate of ownership and authenticity.  Unlike similar technologies such as bitcoin, each NFT is in some way unique. This … Read more

Met Gala 2022: Miranda Kerr shows off her stunning décolletage in a low-cut Oscar de la Renta gown

A vision in white! Miranda Kerr stuns in dreamy low-cut Oscar de la Renta gown and blinding Bulgari diamond jewels as she attends the Met Gala with her husband Evan Spiegel By Jade Watkins for Daily Mail Australia Published: 01:44 BST, 3 May 2022 | Updated: 01:11 BST, 4 May 2022 She has been prepping … Read more

Snap co-founder Bobby Murphy says Snapchat has no plans to become a metaverse 

Since the rebranding of Facebook to Meta in October 2021, ‘metaverse’ has become one of the key buzzwords in the tech world. But MailOnline can today reveal Snap will not join rival tech giants including Meta, Microsoft and Disney in creating a set of virtual spaces where you can game, work and communicate with other … Read more

Meta urges Instagram users to stop sharing TikTok videos to Reels

Meta, parent company of Instagram and Facebook, is urging its users to stop publishing TikTok videos to its Reels short video platform. It wants to focus on original content, giving creators the tools they need to publish directly to Reels and ‘make sure credit is going to those who deserve it.’ There are a number … Read more

ACCC sues Facebook, Meta over fake celebrity endorsement scam

Australia SUES Facebook over widespread fake celebrity endorsement posts that use pictures of TV stars to promote crypto scams – as David Koch LOSES IT over scam Australian competition watchdog taking legal action against Meta over scam ads David Koch, Dick Smith and former NSW Premier featured in Facebook scam ads ACCC said ads were … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg claims we will all ‘live’ in the metaverse in the future

Mark Zuckerberg claims humanity will move into the metaverse in the future, leaving reality behind for a world of our own creation, that we completely control. The Facebook founder, who has bet everything on the idea of an all-encompassing virtual world – including renaming his firm Meta, was speaking to tech podcaster Lex Fridman on a range … Read more

Surrey mansion with 11 beds and bullet-proof windows is being sold with its own virtual replica

A mansion with 11 beds, private bowling alley, home cinema and bullet-proof windows is on the market with its own virtual replica for a staggering £29million – even though it’s not yet been built.  The plot for Hampton Hall, in Oxshott, Surrey, is still available after going on sale almost two years ago, and any prospective … Read more