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Tinder is making it harder to get a blue verification checkmark

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In an effort to better combat catfishing, Tinder is adding an extra step to its verification process. Instead of just taking a video selfie to get a blue verification checkmark, you’ll soon need to upload a photo of your driver’s license or passport.

Once you upload your ID, Tinder will check to see whether the picture on your ID lines up with your video selfie and the photos on your profile. Tinder will also look at the date of birth listed on your driver’s license or passport to confirm your age. It’s not clear whether Tinder will accept other forms of ID, but The Verge reached out to Tinder with a request for more information.

You can still verify your profile by taking a video selfie, but your profile will only receive a blue camera…

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