Meta, the parent company for Facebook and Instagram, has announced a new paid verification subscription service for its users. It will be called Meta Verified, and cost $11.99 a month on the web, and $14.99 a month on Apple devices. Users will submit a government ID and get a blue verification badge.
“This new feature is about increasing authenticity and security across our services,” Zuckerberg wrote in an Instagram post.
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Twitter did something similar recently calling it Twitter Blue, granting verification badges for a monthly fee.
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