Facebook launches Verified Pages and Profiles

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Facebook just announced that they are launching verified Pages and Profiles for celebrities and other high-profile people and companies. Twitter has been using this security check since 2009 – its about time Facebook has released similar verification method. This will help users identify fake accounts from the real ones. Users will see small blue checkmark (as shown above) placed next to their name, which will be shown on Pages and Profiles of popular public figures (celebrities, journalists, government officials, popular brands) and businesses. Facebook will be rolling out this feature shortly.