Instagram To Ask For “Video Selfies” From Users Soon, Read Full Report Here

Instagram’s verification methods just like other apps simply ask for either email or phone number to identify its users. But this will be outdated soon and those who wish not to share their correct details will face difficulty. In a recent development, Instagram is testing for video selfie verification -something which no other social media application has done before.

About Instagram Video Selfie Feature

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The popular meta-owned photo-sharing application will require a short video of users to let them access the app. All the instructions to record a video will be displayed on the screen itself. The purpose behind it is to spot fake accounts and verify users each time they log in to their accounts.

Does it mean Instagram is storing users’ biometric with a new feature?

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Will Instagram Store Biometric Data?

Several users who have been asked to verify via video doubts the same so they raised an issue on Twitter. They have posted their doubts and also asked for a solution as several users faced trouble while uploading their selfies.

Since the video selfie verification feature will ask every user to submit the clip on its platform, chances are they might be storing details. Instagram’s PR team has responded to these queries explaining why and how it works.

As far as privacy is concerned, the app promises that it does not collect any biometric data and facial recognition will not be used. In addition, Instagram will delete the clip within 30 days of users’ submitting it.

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The new feature was introduced last year with some technical issues which are now fixed as said by its PR Team.

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