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Most of the verification we get is precisely that social verification. If you come onto the platform and don't present yourself under your real identity, you don't have a meaningful experience. Conversely, if you do present yourself under your real identity, so if, for example, you connected with me, I would be able to see that you have an ecosystem of friends and family around you, and therefore reasonable confidence you are who you say you are. If you had no friends at all, or simply a random set of friends, then I would have a lot less confidence that you were who you said you were.

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