Is it possible to limit access to a lens to friends or specific users?

  • Lens Studio does have a feature where you can turn on "do not promote".

    you can use the UserContextSystem as well and write a code that checks the display name of the whitelisted people,

    if they pass, then show lens

    if they don't pass,

    dont show anything.


    Keep in mind, people can change their display nanme to the whitelisted people's display name and they will pass.

    If you do decide to do it like this way, i wouldn't tell people who is added to the list

    You can make a fix for that by adding "city" and such in the checks.

    Let me know if you want me to write a simple script as a example.

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  • You can set the lens to do not promote after publishing as well. This will hide it from your profile and search. It can only be accessed from the link or by seeing someone else use it.

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  • OK, this makes perfect sense. Thanks @n-mikael and @Brandon. For the moment I just needed to know if it's possible, and I think that you've shown that it can be done within some constraints. I really appreciate your comments, ta!

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