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#10YearChallenge: viral trend or a boon to giant tech firms?

The #10YearChallenge was all fun and memes until last week after a tweet moved thousands of people to worry: are we unknowingly helping giant corporations to improve their algorithms for biometric identification and age progression?The #10YearChallenge gained widespread traction on social media this month. It calls for posting two photos of yourself side by side — one from today and one from a decade ago — to show how you’ve changed.Some made jokes, paid tribute to old hairstyles or drew attention to issues like global warming. Celebrities posted glamour shots that showed negligible changes.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-life/10yearchallenge-viral-trend-or-a-boon-to-giant-tech-firms/article26046008.ece

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