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Legitifi, a California-based startup, launched what it claims is the first social ID verification app in early 2017 and says more than 27,000 users have signed up since.
Here’s how it works: Legitifi plugs into users’ existing social media apps to verify they have the same name and photo across multiple platforms.
Blockchain is the technology on which digital currency bitcoin runs.
When somebody sends another person bitcoin to pay for something, the transaction is sent to a network of computers for verification.
IBM, Accenture, Microsoft have all introduced technologies that would deliver blockchain-based identity verification in recent months.
“We are at the very beginning of this,” Callahan said.