Facebook is testing " Name As Per Aadhar Card Prompt " For New Users

In India , Aadhar Card is becomming popular with the passes of time. Aadhar Card works as a necessary Identity Proof to be verify your identity anywhere .Now Facebook has also taken a step which is related to aadhar card for creating new account prevention of creating new account on Facebook . As in current day there are huge number of fake account created by users on Facebook . So for preventing the creation of these fake account Facebook has taken step to linking the aadhar card for creating new account .

Aadhar Card is a popular identity proof in India , which consist an unique number of 12 . The 12 digit's unique aadhar number is known as Unique Identification Authority Of India ( UIDAI ) .The number is generated by Indian Government for every residents of India . UIDAI is used for the verification.Now Aadhar Card verification is mandatory for creating new account on Facebook . If we caompare the popularity of Facebook arround the world , Facebook is most populer in the US and than the popular in India .

While creating the new account on the Facebook a prompt will appear on the display .Currently Facebook is testing " Name As Per Aadhar Prompt " at the time of signing up. The move is aimed at encouraging users to put their real names on the social network. Facebook have hope that this process of using the name on users Aadhaar card makes it easier for friends to recognise them. But here is one to note the prompt will not appear to all the Facebook users arround india , but only to few number of users from in india. Hence using the name as per aadhar card on Facebook account is not a mandatory process for every indian Facebook users .

According to Facebook, this is an optional prompt and users are not required to enter the name on their Aadhaar card. Users can also use the name as known by people. Regarding this process a spokeperson belongs to Facebook said that " We want to make sure people can use the names they’re known by on Facebook, and can easily connect with friends and family. This is a small test where we provide additional language when people sign up for an account to say that using the name on their Aadhaar card makes it easier for friends to recognise them. This is an optional prompt which we are testing. People are not required to enter the name on their Aadhaar card"

While concerning about privacy and security related issues Facebook wiil not ask for any another details . Regarding this issue the lawyer Smitha Prasad, project manager, Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi said , ""The use of Aadhaar in this manner could lead to privacy risks in terms of implications of publication of Aadhaar data, as well as the use of data including Aadhaar and other customer information that could lead to individual profiling," said lawyer Smitha Prasad, project manager, Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi

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