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Facebook Update: Accounts That Keep Going Viral Will Now Be Verified; Identities and Locations are Now Required

One year ago   |   By Tech Times

Verification will be required by the social media platform to ensure authentic posts from authentic people.
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Facebook will verify the identity of accounts that often go viral

Facebook will verify the identity of accounts that often go viral

One year ago   |   By Pocketnow

There is no dearth of misleading content on social media, and so are accounts that occasionally drive viral engagement by posting sensational content with harmful intent or laden with wrong information. Facebook aims to put a lid on this trend by verifying the identity of such accounts that tend to be in the spotlight from time to time.
The social media giant says it seeks to “verify the identity of people who have a pattern of inauthentic behavior on Facebook and whose posts start to rapidly go viral in the US.” The goal is to make sure that the account is not a bot or is run by someone...
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