Soon, you may be forced to upload a clear photograph of your face onto Facebook to prove you aren’t a Russian bot. The tech giant is using a new kind of captcha (a system designed to distinguish human from machine) to prove that its users aren’t bots. According to a screenshot of the identity test that was posted online, verified by Facebook and reported in Wired, the prompt says: “Please upload a photo of yourself

that clearly shows your face. We’ll check it and then permanently delete it from our servers.” The new photo test, which apparently was launched earlier this year but has only shown up in screenshots on Twitter recently, is meant to help the social media company “catch suspicious activity at various points of interaction on the site, including creating an account, sending Friend requests, setting up ads payments, and creating or editing ads,” a Facebook representative told Wired. READ MORE