San Francisco. After social media platform Twitter, now Facebook and Instagram are also going to charge money for blue tick verification. Mark Zuckerberg today announced the launch of a premium verification service by his company Meta to offer blue badges on user profiles. Meta is the parent company of all three Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. Subscriptions for Blue Badge on the web start at $11.99 per month.
At the same time, this offer on iOS platforms will start from $ 14.99 per month. For the first time this week, this service will be available in Australia and New Zealand.
promise of additional security
Let us tell you that Meta has asked the users taking the subscription to verify their profile with a government ID. Along with profile verification, subscription bundles of Facebook and Instagram will also provide additional protection from fraud.
Significantly, this is not the first time that a social media platform has started a subscription service as earlier Twitter had come up with a subscription for Blue Tick. Twitter users in India will have to pay Rs 900 every month under the monthly plan of the mobile phone to get the ‘Blue Tick’. Twitter has priced Twitter Blue at Rs 650 for web and Rs 900 for mobile app users. Twitter said that once approved, Blue Ticks will be provided to Blue customers with verified phone numbers. Twitter has introduced an annual plan for web users. In this, consumers will have to pay Rs 6,800.