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Yoti is a digital identity company that makes it safer for people to prove who they are. We started by empowering people with a free, reusable digital ID app that minimises the data they share with businesses. We now provide verification solutions across the globe, spanning identity verification, age verification, eSigning and authentication.

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How the Safety Tech industry is creating a safer internet

With an ever-growing need to protect people online, we’re proud to be working with the Safety Tech industry. We’ve taken a look at just how this industry is going about such important, sensitive work online.    What is the Safety Tech industry? It provides innovative technology to protect people online, collaborating with organisations in this sector that share a commitment to improving online safety.  Safety Tech providers develop technology and solutions to create safer experiences and combat harmful content, contact or conduct. Whether it’s verifying the age of users, providing parental consent for when children are online, or advising and

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Facebook Dating introduces age verification with Yoti to create age appropriate experiences

Facebook Dating introduces age verification test to help continue preventing teens from accessing the 18+ experience Meta continues to work with Yoti who specialise in privacy-preserving ways to verify age   The move follows age verification being introduced on Instagram earlier this year. Of those asked to verify their age, 81% of teens chose Yoti’s facial age estimation technology to complete the age check   5th December 2022, London, UK – Today, Facebook Dating has introduced age verification to verify that only adults are using the service and to help prevent teens from accessing it. This will initially be for

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Louisiana Age Verification Law: Arriving 2023

A new Louisiana law will allow parents to take legal action against companies that do not have reasonable age verification in place to keep minors out of porn sites and other sites containing harmful material. The law focuses on pornography, citing that “advances in technology, the universal availability of the internet, and limited age verification requirements” have created a public health crisis. The Louisiana Age Verification law will come into effect on 1st January 2023. It’s a significant milestone and demonstrates the important role an increasing number of lawmakers and regulators want age verification to play in keeping children

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Robin Tombs Named Amongst the Startup Elite in the Top 100 Startups, Businesses, and Entrepreneurs in 2022

November 30, 2022, LONDON, United Kingdom – We are delighted to announce that Robin Tombs, CEO of Yoti, has been awarded fifth place in the Top 100 Startups, Businesses, and Entrepreneurs in 2022 by TechRound, the UK’s fastest growing startup and tech news site. The competition followed a round of judging from an expert panel: James Mercer (tayp), Stephanie Affleck (Little Fashion House), Alex Buttle (Motorway), Jeffrey Faustin (Jenson Funding Partners), and Sabrina Chevannes (Complex Creative). The judges said: “With just over 3,000 applications this year, we were all blown away by the quality of entries including startups that operate in multiple countries

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How Yoti can help you provide age appropriate experiences online

Online service providers are increasingly being called upon to provide age appropriate experiences online for their younger users. To do so effectively, service providers need to know the age of their users to make sure they’re providing the right experiences.   Why are age appropriate experiences important? The ICO’s Children’s Code, originating in the UK, is driving a global movement to ensure children are able to enjoy online interaction ‘age appropriately’. A growing number of countries around the world are already reviewing legislation for a range of age restricted goods and services, particularly age assurance for online services. Specific

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Life without a Digital ID

We use our phones for more than just a phone call. They’re our wallet, radio, encyclopaedia, and personal cinema. If we can do almost everything with our phones, why not use them as our ID?  A Digital ID is your ID on your phone and your data in your hands, replacing your physical documents, and giving you a smarter way to show your ID. Once you’ve created it, you’ll be ready to prove your age, protect your passwords and connect with confidence online.  With the popularity of Digital IDs continuing to grow and being accepted in more places, it becomes

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