Meta Launches Paid Blue Badge For Instagram, Facebook.

Facebook and Instagram's parent company Meta has launched a new paid ‘blue tick’ verification system for users & the service - known as Meta Verified.

According to a Reuters report, Meta Verified will have a starting price of $11.99 per month on the web and $14.99 a month on Apple's iOS system. While prices for India have not yet been announced.


What is the eligibility requirement?

1. Meta Verified profile must be above 18 years of age, with a complete profile and a lead image that shows the user's face.

2. They must also meet minimum activity requirements and validate the account with govt-issued ID. The scheme is not available for business profiles.

Those looking to change their account username, profile name and photo or date of birth will have to go through the subscription and verification process again.