Facebook launches Verified Pages and Profiles, mimicking Twitter’s verification system to guarantee authenticity

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Facebook today announced the launch of verified Pages and profiles. Verified accounts belong to a small group of prominent public figures (celebrities, journalists, government officials, popular brands and businesses) with large audiences.

Verified Pages and profiles have a small, dark blue checkmark beside their name on timelines, in search results, and elsewhere on the social network. The similarity with Twitter cannot be overlooked: Facebook’s smaller cousin uses a light blue checkmark for the same purpose.

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See also – Facebook passes 1.11 billion monthly active users, 751 million mobile users, and 665 million daily users

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