Meta rolls out new subscription bundle “Meta Verified”
March 1, 2023

Meta rolls out new subscription bundle “Meta Verified”

Much like Twitter Blue, users on Instagram and Facebook will now be able to pay for a blue tick verification. For $11.99 a month on web or $14.99 for iPhone users, “Meta Verified” will give subscribers a blue badge. In addition to this, increased visibility, prioritised customer support, exclusive stickers for Stories and Reels and more.

To become Meta Verified, users will need to meet minimum activity requirements, be at least 18 years old and submit a government ID that matches your details on Facebook or Instagram. However, in comparison to Twitter Blue, Meta shared that it won’t make any changes to accounts that have been verified using the company’s previous requirements, including notability and authenticity.

In a statement, the company shared that the new program will serve as a way to help emerging creators “grow their presence and build community faster”.

The feature will start rolling out to Australia and New Zealand this week with plans to arrive in more countries soon.

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