Scammers With Verified Instagram Accounts Cheating ‘Influencers’ With Fake Verification Service

Getting verified on social media is a big deal.

Verified users on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram get a special icon, comments by verified users on Instagram posts can get additional visibility, and verification can help in influencers getting sponsored by advertisers, which is why would-be influencers will try almost anything to get verified.

Making them, of course, perfect targets for a scam.

That’s exactly what’s happening, says Viral Nation‘s Travis Hawley.

Get the full story in my post at Forbes …