Potential ‘Meta Verified’ filter found in Instagram’s code but denied by company

  • Reverse engineer Alessandro Paluzzi uncovered potential plans for a ‘Meta Verified’ filter within Instagram’s code, raising prospects of heightened visibility for verified creators.
  • Despite the discovery, Instagram has insisted that there is no active testing of such a feature.
  • The proposed feature, influenced by Twitter, could provide verification perks such as heightened profile recognition, customer support access and the blue checkmark status for prominent creators.
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