The verification system that requires you to prove your humanness by typing strings of often illegible letters is getting a lot easier on the eyes for Ticketmaster customers. The ticketing company is replacing traditional Captcha with an alternative that is both easier to decipher and potentially increases revenue.
The replacement, which is powered by Solve Media, presents customers with sensical phrases, questions, or paid brand advertising known as Type-In Ads (ka-ching!). The technology is already used by Ford, P&G, and Universal.
Here's what Ticketmaster's Captcha looked like before:
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