Facebook parent Meta is launching subscription services that will include additional security and features and also account verification.
According to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that there will be a roll out of meta verified a subscription that enables one to verify account with a government ID, get a blue badge, get extra impersonation protection against pseudo accounts, and also get direct access to customer support
“This new feature is all about increasing authenticity and security across meta services” Zuckerberg said in a statement on his Facebook account.
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This comes few months after Twitter through its CEO Elon Musk introduced a monthly subscription to all accounts with verified badges and said its open to users in different countries who sign up to its Twitter Blue service for monthly $7.99
The meta verification will cost its users $11.99 (KSH 1,500) monthly on the web and $14.99(1,900) a month for iPhone users, the verification roll out is expected to start in Europe and later move to different countries
All users with verified accounts are required to pay the monthly fee to enable their accounts to continue having the blue badge.