Click on the link to verify your account, and you’ll see a screen asking you to upload a photo of a government-issued, photo ID from your passport, driver’s license, work/military ID.
Don’t worry, the message continues, if you don’t have one of those, you can upload two of these alternate IDs: a school or work ID card, library card, credit card (!!), birth certificate, Social security card.
These IDs must show my name, picture and birthday, be in colour… but here’s a key point:
“Have any sensitive information (ex. your credit card number of driver’s license number) blacked out or covered up”
I suppose I should be reassured by this message from Facebook:
Once we verify your account and name, we’ll permanently delete your documents.
Uh huh. Yeah.