with twitter, Elon Musk This opened up an interesting social media opportunity: a monthly account verification fee and the addition of a blue checkmark for users who wish to identify themselves as “official”. After twitter blueNow Meta is officially making a project that has been in development for several months: payment for account verification goes to Instagram and Facebook.
Own Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, was responsible for making the subscription verification program official on both platforms in the US after it was enabled in Australia and New Zealand. In this case, Americans who want to verify their accounts with “Meta Verified” will have to pay $11.99 online and $14.99 from phones, which is a higher amount due to the 30% fee that Google and Apple receive in their app stores. deal.
“Meta Verified is already launching in the US today. You will be able to get a badge, active protection against copycats and direct access to the support service”, This is stated in a statement by Zuckerberg.
At the moment, the Meta program offers a waiting list for users interested in the service, available only to people over 18 years of age. The system requires a verification process that includes, among other things, photographs of personal documents to prove that users are who they say they are.
Is there anything exclusive with Meta Verified?
There are a few additional details about enrolling in the Meta Verified program. To get started, users need to enable 2-Step Verification on each of the networks they apply for. On the other hand, subscribers will not be able to change their profile name, photo, username or date of birth on their own, but will have to go through a new verification process for security reasons.
This monthly payment includes certain exclusive features, a business model that Telegram and other companies are already implementing to increase their appeal. Benefits include 100 monthly stars to support content creators across platforms, exclusive stickers for stories and videos, and better content positioning than mail friends and “free” accounts.
If you live in the US, New Zealand, or Australia, you can log into your Instagram or Facebook settings and click on “Account Center”, where you’ll find a “Meta Verification Available” sign under your name and profile photo. You will then need to add a payment method for the annual plan and proceed to checkout.
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