metas paid verification service is now live for facebook and instagram users in the us

Meta’s Twitter-inspired paid verification service initially went live in Australia and New Zealand, and starting today it’s also available to Facebook and Instagram users in the US.

The service costs $11.99 per month if you sign up on the web, or $14.99 through a mobile app store. The former option only allows you to get a blue checkmark for Facebook, while the latter bundles Instagram too. Aside from the badge, the service gets you “proactive impersonation protection” as well as direct access to customer support, exclusive stickers, and 100 Stars per month on Facebook to show support for…