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Facebook may start using selfies to verify logins

betanews Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Facebook may start using selfies to verify loginsSome Facebook users have reported that the social network is asking them to upload a selfie as a means of verifying their identity. It seems that the company is testing out a new form of captcha as it asks that you "upload a photo of yourself that clearly shows your face." Just like Facebook's recent idea that users could protect themselves against revenge porn by uploading naked images of themselves, the test is likely to raise concerns about privacy. See also: Microsoft to drop Facebook login from Skype If you send nudes to Facebook for revenge porn protection, the photos… [Continue Reading]
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News video: Facebook Aims To Kill Bots With Selfies

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The next time something fishy is going on with your Facebook account, don't be surprised if you get a message from the gargantuan social media company asking to verify your identity with a selfie. Facebook has been using the selfie verification feature to test for suspicious activity for the better...

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