Users can ask the photo- and video-sharing platform for a verified checkmark

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While every user has the ability to request verification, there’s no guarantee that Instagram will actually add the verification checkmark to their account
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By Brandy Shaul

40 mins ago

Instagram features a profile verification system that adds a checkmark icon to profiles used by prominent companies and individuals. This checkmark allows users to safely interact with “real” accounts, rather than potential imposters.