Facebook Announces Verified Pages and Profiles

Verified Pages and Profiles

According to a Facebook, the social networking site has launched verified pages. Facebook states in a May 29, 2013 press release:

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 belong to a small group of prominent public figures (celebrities, journalists,
government officials, popular brands and businesses) with large audiences.

Similar to verified accounts on Twitter and Pinterest, Facebook verified profiles and pages will have a small, blue check mark beside their name. Verified Pages are intended for prominent public figures like celebrities, journalists, government officials, popular brands and businesses.

To learn more about verified pages and profiles, visit the Facebook Help Center.