QuestionsCategory: Social Media MarketingWhat is verified badge on Instagram?
Ruchi asked 6 months ago
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Akansha answered 5 months ago

A verified badge is a check that appears next to an Instagram account’s name in search and on the profile. It means Instagram has confirmed that an account is the authentic presence of the public figure, celebrity or global brand it represents. It’s a blue seal with a little checkmark that appears next to your username. You can apply for Instagram verification with either a personal account or a business account. 
This blue check helps people avoid imposter accounts and easily find the brands or public figures they want to follow. It appears in search as well as on your profile and in embedded posts. This helps people make sure they find the real accounts for the people and brands they’re searching for.
How to get verified on Instagram?
Applying to get verified on Instagram only takes a few moments. Here’s how to do it in three easy steps.
Step #1. Need to log in
First you need to Log into your Instagram account.
Step #2. Request for verification
Tap the menu icon in the top right corner of your profile then click the Settings gear icon at the bottom of the screen. Tap on Account and then Tap on Request Verification.
Step #3. Confirm your identity
Fill in your Instagram account name and complete the fields like Full Name, Known As, Category. Then after you need to Upload a copy of your government-issued photo ID or an official business document according to your personal and business account. Make sure the name on your document matches the name you entered above. at last hit the send button. once you hit the send button, Instagram will review your application for verification. Among other factors, they will be looking to “confirm the authenticity, uniqueness, completeness and notability” of your account. Instagram will notify you whether your request is approved or denied. You’ll see the message in your Instagram notifications. Its a time taking process don’t expect a response right away.
 

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