In a much-anticipated event Tuesday, Apple debuted its special edition iPhone X, or iPhone 10. CEO Tim Cook ushered in the new phone by boasting of its cutting edge technology: most notably, its Face ID technology.

The new iPhone comes complete with an edge to edge screen and one noticeably absent feature: a home button. Instead, users will unlock the phone using face identification: merely looking at the iPhone X will unlock it.

“Over the past decade, we’ve pushed forward with innovation after innovation, bringing us to this moment, when we can create devices that are far more intelligent, far more capable and far more creative than ever before,” Cook said.

Touch identification has been used to unlock Apple phones since the iPhone 5S debuted in 2013. Apple claimed its Face ID technology was actually far more secure than its current touch identification technology used to unlock it. The company put the odds at one in 1,000,000 that another user could unlock your phone with their face: Touch ID, on the other hand, had odds of about one in 50,000, Apple said.

“Nothing has ever been simpler or more natural,” said Phil Schiller, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, while unveiling the product.

Many on the internet, however, weren’t convinced. Social media users took to Twitter to mock the new tech. Netizens joked of people using photographs of significant others to unlock their phones. Others appeared genuinely concerned about the possibility of law enforcement using the technology to unlock phones without consent, while still others voiced worry over the potential of phones being unlocked by others while the user is sleeping.

The mockery didn’t end there: Apple’s testing of the technology during the event Tuesday had some hiccups. When vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi attempted to show the audience the feature while on stage, the phone appeared not to recognize him and jumped to the passcode screen instead.

Apple’s Schiller, however, was adamant about the benefits of the new technology. The identification will be used for a number of features, including Apple Pay transactions, and will be smart enough to recognize when a person’s look changes.

As for a stranger accessing a user's phone using Face ID, Apple says not to worry.

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