Instagram: How to Request Verification

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

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

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.

@blshaul Brandy is a freelance writer for Adweek's SocialProDaily covering social media, gaming, apps and platforms.