A plethora of important people have the ever-illusive blue checkmark on social media, and plenty of social media users dream of one day becoming verified as well.
Easier said than done, at least on some social platforms.
On Facebook and Twitter for example, filling out a simple form and submitting it could earn you a blue checkmark, but it's unknown what percentage of "average" people actually become verified after submission.
And then there's Instagram.
Instagram states that users cannot request to become verified, rather the blue check mark is awarded based on who Instagram thinks should be verified. Or so they say ...
However, there's actually a way that you can get verified on Instagram ... READ MORE.