A few weeks ago, Twitter started accepting requests to verify your account and putting the blue check mark on it. And then it paused the application process after a short while, apparently after getting lost in more verification requests than the team could handle. Well, if you’ve kept your eye on the blue check mark, good news is finally out as the social media giant is back to accepting verification requests.
Inquiries are open! Sorry for the pause – now you can go back to your search for a blue badge.
– Twitter verified (@verified) June 1, 2021
Are you ready to apply? Here is something you should know. There is now a new application system that is displayed directly in the account settings of the app or the web client. But first you need to make sure that your Twitter account is complete (with profile name and picture), active (logged in within the last 6 months), secure (should have an associated email or phone number) and must not be in the Has been suspended for a policy violation in the past 12 months.
Now for the main part. Twitter has come up with categories that your account must qualify under in order to receive the blue check mark. You are:
- Companies, brands and organizations
- News organizations and journalists
- Sport and play
- Activists, organizers, and other influential people
You will also be asked to verify your identity using a government issued ID, official email address, or website. After the category and the identification hurdles have been sorted, Your account must go through certain awareness criteria that will determine whether you are important or influential enough to get a verified account. Below are the notoriety criteria you need to meet in order to get a verified Twitter account:
“We know that the current Verification Policy may not reflect everyone who should be eligible to be verified on Twitter, so we plan to add more categories later this year, such as: B. those for scholars, academics, and religious leaders. “Says the company. You can find more information about Twitter’s verification program here.
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