As I am sure most dotTechies know, a ‘CAPTCHA’ is a method used to verify that person logging in, posting, etc. is really a person and not a robot. There are various different types of CAPTCHAs but the most common is being given a picture and told to type the words shown in the picture.
Originally CAPTCHAs started as simple words. Overtime, the words got more complex… and harder to read. Now they have gotten to the point where they are so ridiculous, only a machine could possibly read them. Like the following, check it out:
Seriously Facebook (and/or third-party app on Facebook)? What the bloody hell is that supposed to be?
[via Reddit ]