on thrusday instagrm has said that they are going to test new features for age verification

in addition to allowing them to upload their identity proof online.

When we know if someone is a teen (13-17 years), we provide them with age-appropriate experiences like defaulting them into private accounts,

preventing unwanted contact from adults they don't know

limiting the options advertisers have to reach them with ads,

Instagram said it has partnered with Yoti

company that specializes in online age verification to ensure users' privacy.

Users can upload a video selfie to verify their age, after which Yoti's technology