Since Friday it seems anyone with a selfie camera and a computer has been submitting their pictures to Microsoft’s how-old.net age and sex guessing robot.
The accuracy of the tool is debatable, and in most cases just plain offensive to the user, so once people got over that initial shock there was always going to be a lot of fun had.
The internet certainly delivered on that front, here’s how:
It added to breaking news coverage
— Nicky Ryan (@NickyRyan_) May 2, 2015
Showed it was a very good liar
Helped us analyse #auspol even more
— Meta Starostin (@Snow_Crash) May 1, 2015
It made people very confused
And has not been great for self-esteem
— rishi (@rmagia) April 30, 2015