WhatsApp will soon start verifying the user’s account same as Instagram,Facebook and Twitter. This feature will be available only for business contacts. A green tick mark will shown beside the profile once it gets verified. However, this feature is only available for WhatsApp beta for Android.
“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.”– Post on FAQ page of WhatsApp.
If you have a business’s contact number saved in your contact ,the name you will see is the name that you have saved in your contact. Otherwise you will see the name that the business has chosen for itself.
The new feature is available for beta version 2.17.285.You can download this beta version if you want to check this feature.
Various Ticks Available on WhatsApp
✓– Single gray tick
✓✓– Two gray ticks
✓✓– two blue ticks
WhatsApp is also working on UPI based payment system and is also expected this feature come by end of 2017.