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Twitter is making it easier to get verified

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It just become a little easier to get the blue verified check mark on Twitter

Twitter is making the verification process easier for it’s users. On Tuesday 19th the company announced that they are opening applications for users to apply to become verified on the platform.

Request To Be Verified On Twitter

The blue verified badge on Twitter lets people know that an account of public interest is authentic.

We approve account types maintained by users in music, acting, fashion, government, politics, religion, journalism, media, sports, business, and other key interest areas. If you believe your account is of public interest and should be verified, this article outlines information about submitting a request.

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Being verified lets users know that the account that they are viewing is authentic, the verified check mark until now has been reserved for celebrities, athletes, journalists, and any other high profile users who are likely to be impersonated, you don’t want to be following Taylor Swift and actually be following someone else. Verification is a way for us to know who is who on Twitter.

Being verified on Twitter doesn’t really change the user experience but does afford you more followers because of the status it gives, your find users will follow you.

Around 0.6 percent of Twitter users are currently verified ,that’s 187,000 members of the 310 million active monthly users.

It just got easier to get a verified Twitter account -Twitter is making it easier to get verified

To apply to be verified you will need to provide the following information

  • Provide a verified phone number
  • Provide a verified email address
  • Have a profile picture
  • Have a profile background
  • A completed bio description
  • State your birthday
  • Provide a link to your website

You will also be asked to tell them why you should receive the verified check mark.

The move to open up the verification process is a step to discover content creators and social influencer’s who should be recognised.

Request to verify a Twitter account - Twitter is making it easier to get verified

You will also be asked to tell them why you should receive the verified check mark.

The move to open up the verification process is a step to discover content creators and social influencer’s who should be recognised.

Users can apply to be verified Here Request to verify a Twitter account

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2 Responses

  1. Jean-Christophe
    | Reply

    I just submitted my profile for verification 🙂
    I’m not sure I’ll get accepted since I did not really work on the arguments about why they should add me, but we’ll see.
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  2. Ike Paz
    | Reply

    exactly what i was looking for!

    I want to get verified on Twitter

    This is great!

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