Facebook Tests Facial Recognition to Stop Bot Profiles

The login employs users' multiple facial angles and resembles Apple's Face ID. Facebook says that the purpose of this type of login is to ensure that a real person is operating the account.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Facebook is testing a method to prevent bots from using the social media platform and it uses a video selfie to prove that users are truly themselves. Facebook guarantees that the video will not be viewed by anyone and that the recording file will be deleted within 30 days of user authentication.

This feature was found by researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who is famous for showing internal tests of social media such as Instagram and Facebook . . .

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