Facebook has recently announced that the platform is expanding its verification
requirements for the profiles wide a wider audience. Those users will see the information
that would undergo identification checks. They would need to secure their account with
two-factor authentication, and then confirm their country location.
The company wants to ensure that the content people see on Facebook is authentic and
comes from genuine people – and not from robots or others who are trying to conceal
As explained by the social media giant, “In 2018, we started to verify the identity of people managing Pages with large audiences, and now we’re extending ID verification to some profiles with large audiences in the US.”