X, formerly Twitter, to Collect Biometric and Employment Information

  • Company X will start collecting biometric data and users’ employment history beginning September 29, for safety, security, and identification purposes.
  • The biometrics are for premium users who are also given the option to submit a government ID for additional verification.
  • This decision is reportedly linked to X’s new hiring initiative, turning X into an “everything app.”
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