Given that Twitter has now started to make $7 million per quarter from Twitter Blue Subscription, Meta is also considering a paid blue badge.
Reverse engineering pro, Alessandro Paluzzi, has found a reference in the code of Facebook and Instagram to a “paid blue badge.”
This can only mean that Mark Zuckerberg is now also considering to follow Elon’s footsteps.
That’s not all that is in the works at Meta.
Instagram may soon roll out the ability to share reels with your close friends.
This will soon enable you to share private memories with your close friends.
Won’t that be exciting?
All in all, Meta may allow paid badges/checkmarks, but won’t it allow scammers to trick users by just spending a few bucks on a paid badge?
And, if people or brands can pay to be verified, will users consider these “verified” brands to be trustworthy? That’s something we still have to find out!