WhatsApp’s Green Verification Mark Will Soon Turn Blue, See Why?


WhatsApp is set to replace the green checkmark for verified businesses and channels with a blue one, aligning it with other Meta platforms like Instagram and Facebook.

In summary:

  • WhatsApp is changing the green checkmark for verified businesses to a blue one.
  • This update aims to align WhatsApp’s verification badges with those on other Meta platforms.
  • The change also applies to verified channels.

WhatsApp has millions of users across India and is a primary source for many of us to interact with businesses. Various businesses use the instant messaging app to answer queries and address issues. For example, food businesses like McDonald’s even allow users to place orders via WhatsApp while dining in. Until now, these businesses were identified by a green checkmark next to their name, but this will soon change.