After Elon Musk, there is another guy who is going to test paid verification for Instagram and Facebook. Meta Launches Paid Blue Badge Account.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced people would have to pay for a “Meta Verified” badge account. It will help to increase visibility on the platform, prioritize customer support, and more.
For this week, this feature is rolling out in New Zealand, and Australia but the company has decided to it will be implemented rest of the countries soon.
“This week we are starting to roll out Meta Verified accounts a subscription service that lets you verify accounts with a government ID. You will get a blue badge and extra impersonation protection against accounts claiming to be you, and you will have direct access to customer support”. Zuckerberg posted.
12 bucks a month to be verified on Facebook… I wonder if people will keep that same Twitter Blue outrage energy 😅 pic.twitter.com/ZPJsIHBerO— Marques Brownlee (@MKBHD) February 19, 2023
This new feature will open a new transparency between the user and the company and increase the authenticity and security all over our service.
Meta Launches Paid Blue Badge Account
But how much you will have to pay for Meta Blue Badge Account?
To get benefits for this new opportunity you will be charged $11.99 per month for web and $14.99 per month for mobile.
To become Meta Verified, you will need to meet the criteria of following things:
- You have to be at least 18 years of age or older.
- You have to submit your government ID.
- Your name and photo should match your government ID.
A critic says this new feature is as similar to Elon Musk’s $8 per month version for Twitter blue tick.
Do you know what the more exciting part is?
If you sign up for this new service, you will get new exclusive stickers for stories and reels.
Meanwhile, you will receive 100 free stars per month as a digital currency. And you can use it as a tip to Facebook creators.
We have a plan and we are working to build subscription offers. That are valuable for every creator and for the community as well.
This verification badge will help people to build trust in other people that they are going to interact.
At the end of this blog, you can see clearly Meta. And Musk’s new model of subscription offers is increasing the transparency between user. Annd the company so that people can trust easily each other.
But you will have to go through a little verification process to safeguard your account and privacy as well.
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