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Meta Offers 'Verified' Subscription Services

Meta is taking a page from Twitter and offering a subscription service, which will give Facebook and Instagram users benefits for a fee. "The perks include algorithmic boosts to posts, human customer service, and added protection from impersonation," per The Atlantic. "Meta’s paid verification follows Elon Musk’s controversial decision last year to include its famous blue check marks in its Twitter Blue subscription package. Not long after Twitter’s decision, Tumblr launched its own paid verification plan, which was initially meant as a joke mocking Musk’s ham-fisted business strategy but ended up increasing the company’s revenue. Netflix is also looking to squeeze extra money out of its viewers with its plan to end password sharing across different households."



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