Meta Verified

Meta announced today that it is expanding Meta Verified to businesses after first launching it for creators in March. The company is initially testing the verification program on Facebook and…

Meta is expanding its verification program to businesses

Meta Verified, the Facebook and Instagram owner’s recently launched paid verification system, is expanding to India, the company announced today via post from CEO Mark Zuckerberg on his Instagram Broadcasts…

Meta Verified arrives in India, now honors ‘legacy’ verified badges

Meta has launched its paid verification program, Meta Verified, in the U.K. at £9.99 per month each for Instagram and Facebook. The subscription is aimed at creators and comes with…

Meta’s paid verification program is now available in the UK

Blue checkmarks on Twitter and Instagram are used by public figures and media outlets to say, “you can trust I am who I say I am and you can trust…

Twitter Blue vs Meta Verified and other TC news

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Meta Verified is under fire in sex work circles for revealing users’ legal names

With Meta Verified, users can pay for an enviable blue check next to their name. But the feature also requires users to use their legal name as their profile display name without the option to change it, raising concerns among sex workers, trans creators and other privacy advocates.  “For $15, it’s doxxing you,” Pomma, a…

9:00 am PDT • April 10, 2023
Meta Verified is under fire in sex work circles for revealing users’ legal names

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that the company is rolling out Meta Verified on Instagram and Facebook in the U.S. The subscription service, which first launched in Australia and…

Meta launches paid verification on Instagram and Facebook in the US

For the longest time, social media companies have relied on the fact that their service is “free” to use. All these companies banked on showing ads and getting some user…

Here’s how every social media company is adopting subscriptions

Meta announced its subscription plan, Meta Verified, earlier this week and now the social media company is rolling out to users based in Australia and New Zealand. The company began…

Meta Verified is rolling out to users in Australia and New Zealand

After looking at Twitter’s struggle with impersonation problems when Elon Musk relaunched Twitter Blue, Mark Zuckerberg is putting up guardrails before launching Meta Verified. Earlier this week, the company announced…

Meta Verified won’t let you change name, username or profile photo for now