The Meet Group, a leading provider of interactive dating solutions, has announced the beginning of a phased rollout of the first completely AI-powered face verification badge used in any major dating application.
The verification badge, which leverages FaceTec’s 3D selfie technology, thwarts bots by requiring a human liveness check, ensuring the authenticity of millions of users.
The verification badges are rolling out to MeetMe members this week and will roll out on Skout and Tagged in the coming months.
The verification badge, which will be displayed on member profiles once activated, will be shown only after FaceTec’s AI software has confirmed that the user is physically present in front of the camera.
Placed on the top right of a profile picture, the badge will signal to other members that the person has been verified, indicating authenticity.
As badge adoption increases, it will become a prerequisite for certain activities like sending photos in chat.
Additionally, FaceTec’s AI provides a 3D age estimation for each verified user, allowing the platform to flag potentially underage accounts, another tool to keep underage users off of its popular dating applications.
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