A car dealership made a woman fill out an ‘are you a robot’ CAPTCHA in person
On May 23, 2018 by Phillip Tracy
Facebook is asking users to upload photos to prove they’re not a bot (or worse)
Is it a smart idea—or a potential privacy violation?
On Nov 29, 2017 by Christina Bonnington
Google’s new reCAPTCHA system automatically knows if you’re human
Say goodbye to those "I'm not a robot" buttons.
On Mar 10, 2017 by Christina Bonnington
Facebook used a demon vagina tattoo as a CAPTCHA
For security reasons, of course.
On Apr 30, 2015 by Gabe Bergado
Google has built a better CAPTCHA system for humans
It's going to be easier than ever to prove you're a human on the Internet.
On Dec 3, 2014 by Selena Larson
5 CAPTCHA alternatives to replace your least favorite security tool
As bots get better at beating CAPTCHA, developers seek easy-to-use alternatives.
On Apr 19, 2014 by Tim Sampson
Snaptcha: It’s not a typo, it’s a security upgrade for your secret messages
Finally, Snapchat is addressing its security failings... with a cutesy take on the CAPTCHA.
On Jan 22, 2014 by Joanie Ferguson
A breakthrough in AI solves CAPTCHAs better than most humans
A new program could solve CAPTCHAs with near-100 percent accuracy.
On Oct 28, 2013 by Aaron Sankin
Why Twitter can’t win its war on spam
Why invest in Twitter’s initial public offering when you could pick up a couple thousand new followers instead?
On Sep 19, 2013 by Tim Sampson
Can we fix CAPTCHA by turning it into a game?
FunCAPTCHA uses picture games, instead of scrambled words, to separate humans from bots.
On Aug 8, 2013 by Tim Sampson
The blind community’s fight for a more accessible Web
In many ways, accessibility for websites is like accessibility for a building: It's a few key changes that can make all the difference.
On Jul 17, 2013 by Tim Sampson
Stories from the New Frontier: The Plateau Effect
The history of CAPTCHA and ReCAPTCHA, and how to identify and work around choke points.
On May 13, 2013 by [email protected]
Civil Rights CAPTCHA makes you pick the correct emotion before you comment
A new spambot prevention technique asks you to prove you're human by "showing compassion and empathy."
On Oct 9, 2012 by Jennifer Abel