Google has announced a push for users to switch to logging in with Passkeys, following their announcement of support starting in May. When users log into their accounts, they will receive a message suggesting that they create Passkeys. In this suggestion, Google states that when using Passkeys, users can use fingerprint scanning, facial recognition, or device screen unlocking systems to confirm their identity, making the process much easier. Google claims that this method is 40% faster than entering a password.
Google has also announced partnerships to integrate Passkeys with Chrome and Android, with the goal of minimizing the use of passwords as much as possible. They have further urged various industries to adopt Passkeys as a preferred method of authentication.
TLDR: Google is encouraging users to switch to Passkeys for logging in, claiming it to be faster and easier than traditional passwords. They have partnered with Chrome and Android and are urging industries to adopt Passkeys as the preferred method of authentication.