WhatsApp Announces Verified Accounts for Business

WhatsApp Verified Accounts for Business

Soon in future, you can see verifed accounts with a blue badge on your Whatsapp App. Whatsapp is going to provide green tick mark for verified business accounts.

Company has now officially confirmed this on their blog post as,

“Some business accounts have been verified by WhatsApp. If you see a green badge next to a contact’s name, it means that WhatsApp has confirmed that the phone number of this contact belongs to a business account.”

And our next question is that When will be the new feature available to the public?

The company says,

“WhatsApp will also let you know when you start talking to a business via yellow messages inside a chat. There is no way to delete these messages from the chat.If you already have a business’s phone number saved in your address book, the name you will see is the name you have saved in your address book.If you don’t have a business’s phone number saved in your address book, the name you will see is the name the business has chosen for themselves.If you’d like to stop a business from contacting you, you can block them.”

This is how verification tick look like

If you already have a business’s phone number saved in your address book, the name you will see is the name you have saved in your address book.

If you don’t have a business’s phone number saved in your address book, the name you will see is the name the business has chosen for themselves.

If you’d like to stop a business from contacting you, you can block them.”

The verification tick will be in green color just as in Facebook. The verified account also contains the contact details and address of the office.

This is how a verified account look like( Credit:WABetaInfo)

The company also clarifies that “WhatsApp business verification is currently limited to a small number of businesses participating in a pilot program.”

“WhatsApp business verification is currently limited to a small number of businesses participating in a pilot program.”

For clarification read WhatsApp FAQ    Here

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