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New Microsoft App Tells You How Old You Actually Look

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Our culture is obsessed with youth and age is an delicate topic, and the pressure is even more intense on women. Despite the fact that if you’re asked to guess someone’s age, you’re supposed proceed with caution. there’s a new website that claims to tell you just how old you really look.

How-Old.net, was created by Microsoft and uses a computer algorithm to guess your age in photos, CNN reports. It’s essentially a computerized version of anyone who has guessed your age way higher than the age you actually are.

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The site is simple: all you have to do is upload a photo of yourself, let the computer analyze you, and a few seconds later your “age” pops up.

All it took to make How-Old.net was a few developers and one day’s worth of time. Corom Thompson and Santosh Balasubramanian, Engineers in Information Management and Machine Learning at Microsoft, wrote a blog post in which they said that were “optimistically hoping for 50 users for a test, but in the end got over 35,000 users.”

It’s no surprise this site took off in popularity, it’s pretty addicting. With over 20,000 hashtags on Instagram alone, the app is a new fad that despite wasting our time, is a seriously fun one while you’re at it.-MYNEWSHUB.CC

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