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  • Simple: to keep our community free of trolls, bots, spam, and also make it more respectful, we need to make sure that every profile belongs to a real person, using their real personal details. Without this step, it becomes very, very easy for “bad actors” (those looking to exploit our network and your attention) to infiltrate us and turn it into a noisy mess like the existing social networks.

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Verify with a selfie

This is a classic way of helping us verify you: simply take a selfie, in which you’re holding either a) a letter to you, with your name visible in the photo, or b) a newspaper or magazine with today’s date or month visible in the photo. (If you can include both, even better!)

Note: for this to work, you need to have already set your profile’s cover photo so we can compare the two, and the name on the letter should match what you set on your profile. As soon as you are verified we will delete the photo from our servers.

How to easily take + upload a selfie on desktop

  • If you're on a computer with a webcam...

    On an Apple laptop, you can do this with the built-in Photobooth app. To find it quickly, use your Spotlight Search (top right corner on your desktop). In Photobooth, click the camera icon in the bottom center to take the photo. The photo will appear in the bottom right of the app. Right click it, and export to where you want to save it. That's it! Upload that file!

    On a Windows computer with a webcam, simply access the Camera app from the Start menu. Simple as that, you're off to the races. Upload the photo you take.

  • If you don't have a computer with a camera...

    You can use your phone to take a photo, and then either email it to yourself to access it on desktop (we know, a little tedious, sorry), or, if you have Apple devices, you can AirDrop it to your computer, as long as both of your devices have Bluetooth turned on, and are within range. Simply choose the share option on your photo, and your computer should appear under the shortcuts of people/devices to share to.

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Verify with government ID

This option is straightforward: upload a photo of your government ID, that clearly displays your photo and name, in a way that easily matches up with the details you provided in your profile.

How to easily take + upload a photo on desktop

  • If you're on a computer with a webcam...

    On an Apple laptop, you can do this with the built-in Photobooth app. To find it quickly, use your Spotlight Search (top right corner on your desktop). In Photobooth, click the camera icon in the bottom center to take the photo. The photo will appear in the bottom right of the app. Right click it, and export to where you want to save it. That's it! Upload that file!

    On a Windows computer with a webcam, simply access the Camera app from the Start menu. Simple as that, you're off to the races. Upload the photo you take.

  • If you don't have a computer with a camera...

    You can use your phone to take a photo, and then either email it to yourself to access it on desktop (we know, a little tedious, sorry), or, if you have Apple devices, you can AirDrop it to your computer, as long as both of your devices have Bluetooth turned on, and are within range. Simply choose the share option on your photo, and your computer should appear under the shortcuts of people/devices to share to.

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