Facebook Follows Twitter's Footsteps; Launches Verified Profiles and Pages!

May 30, 2013 | 2,182 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Facebook has announced the verified pages and profiles features, which is very similar to what Twitter had introduced long time back. The feature will verify pages and profiles of celebrities, popular brands, known personalities etc. Just like Twitter accounts, verified Facebook accounts will also show a blue tick mark next to their names.

Facebook Facebook Follows Twitters Footsteps; Launches Verified Profiles and Pages!

It is not happening for the first time that a social network is copying features of another. Twitter also copied profile header/cover images features and Facebook has also changed the Subscribe tag to Follow.

Here's what Facebook said about the new feature:

Today we’re launching verified Pages to help people find the authentic accounts of celebrities and other high-profile people and businesses on Facebook. Verified Pages have a small, blue check mark beside their name on timelines, in search results, and elsewhere on Facebook. Verified Pages belong to a small group of prominent public figures (celebrities, journalists, government officials, popular brands and businesses) with large audiences. This update is rolling out to profiles as well.

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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