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I'm from Europe. If they will do it to me I will be forced to stop using Facebook. And I will laugh if they will make it happen in uk as people here don't have such ID's

The UK issues both passports and photographic driving licences. Most people will have at least one of those.

Yes, but there is no requirement to have one. UK law doesn't even require a person to have a name.

There is no legal requirement in the US to have a picture ID card, either. Unless you want to drive. Or, in an increasing number of states, vote. Or get on a plane without a ton of hassle. Or... well, you get the idea.

It is possible for something to be "not legally required" but still have a very high degree of adoption due to the inconvenience caused by not having it.

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