Meta Platforms has unveiled Meta Verified, a membership service for both Facebook and Instagram. Users of the paid subscription service will be able to obtain a blue badge and use a government ID to authenticate their accounts. Account verification, impersonation protections, access to more visibility, and support are all part of the new subscription service.
Mark Zuckerberg announced that Meta will start testing a new service called Meta Verified, a subscription package on Instagram and Facebook that includes a verified badge that authenticates your account with a government ID, proactive account protection, access to account support, and increased visibility and reaches.
Also Read: iQOO 11 Review: A real beast
This service is intended to help up-and-coming creators grow their presence and build community more quickly. In order to determine what features are most useful, we will launch a progressive test in Australia and New Zealand later this week. The company will then intend to roll out Meta Verified to the rest of the world in the near future.
The move would enhance security and authenticity on social networking platforms, according to the chief executive of Meta Mark Zuckerberg.
Those unaware to verify the legitimacy of high-profile accounts, badges, often known as blue ticks, have been utilised as a verification tool. Meta’s latest move follows Twitter’s premium Twitter Blue subscription implementation by Elon Musk in November 2022. Nevertheless, when users began pretending to be well-known brands and celebrities by purchasing the badge, Twitter’s pay-for-verification feature was suspended in November of last year.
You’ll receive a verified badge when you sign up for Meta Verified, indicating that your account has been confirmed using a valid government ID and that you are who you say you are. The users will also benefit from increased security against impersonation thanks to proactive account monitoring for potential targets of impersonators who may be people with expanding online audiences. With access to a real person for common account concerns, you can get assistance when you need it. prominence in some platform sections, including search, comments, and recommendations, which increases visibility and reach. special features that let you express yourself in unusual ways.
Also Read: Samsung unveils Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23 Ultra in India: Details Inside
What is required to get Meta verified?
- Accounts must meet minimal activity requirements, such as having a history of prior postings and being at least 18 years old to be eligible.
- When applying for a Facebook or Instagram account, applicants must first provide a government ID that matches their profile name and photo.
- Proactive monitoring for impersonated accounts is part of subscriptions.
How much will it cost?
Later this week, Australia and New Zealand residents will be able to directly purchase Meta Verified on Facebook or Instagram. On the web, monthly subscription costs (USD) $11.99, and for iOS and Android, it costs (USD) $14.99.
For the latest gadget and tech news, and gadget reviews, follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. For newest tech & gadget videos subscribe to our YouTube Channel. You can also stay up to date using the Gadget Bridge Android App. You can find the latest car and bike news here