Twitter’s best visual jokes about Face ID and iPhone X


Want Face ID jokes? Twitter's got a million of them.
Want Face ID jokes? Twitter's got a million of them.
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Tim Cook calls the iPhone X and its Face ID system the “future of the smartphone.” We call it the current face of funny on Twitter.

Here are some of the best Face ID jokes we’ve seen.

Face ID jokes on Twitter

A geeky ‘evil twin’ joke

Apple started it all with a Star Trek joke during today’s iPhone X keynote. More jokes based on sci-fi, comics and horror would inevitably sprout up on Twitter.

Two-Face would clearly have a problem

Obligatory Game of Thrones jokes

Hit show Game of Thrones, with its shapeshifting assassins known as the Faceless Men, proved an obvious point of departure.

The horror of changing your password

Other folks focused on horror.

More unexpected danger!


Not exactly Leatherface scary, but still creepy-looking.

And ominous!

And then there were real-world concerns about Face ID. Basically it’s a joke that keeps writing and rewriting itself. (And also — it’s the future of biometric security.)

And of course there’s President Donald Trump …

Could be trouble

Actually, this might improve facial recognition

Sound familiar?

And that’s just Day 1. Certainly there will be plenty more Face ID jokes as we get closer to seeing how well it really works (or doesn’t).

It’s not all Face ID jokes

Want to know more? Read all about the new iPhone X, the also-impressive iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, and everything else Apple unveiled at today’s big event (surprises included).


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