Twitter Now Allows You To Verify Your account And Get The Long-Awaited Blue Tick

Twitter Now Allows You To Verify Your account And Get The Long-Awaited Blue Tick

Twitter has opened the ban and, after a hiatus of almost four years, has opened a process that allows any user to verify their account (in order to obtain the long-awaited blue check ) through the little bird's platform.

The new Twitter account verification policy came into effect on January 22, 2021. It is designed based on user comments, modifies the necessary requirements to be eligible for the blue verification badge, and introduces new categories for users. types of accounts eligible for verification .

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Since then, the company has automatically removed the badge from accounts that no longer meet updated verification criteria , such as those that are inactive or incomplete. And from this Thursday, the application process has been resumed, as reported from Twitter.


Verified accounts display a blue badge next to the username . This is one of the ways that the company distinguishes the authenticity of accounts that are of public interest, so that other users can have more context about who they are having a conversation with.

Under the new policy, accounts that fall into the following categories are eligible for verification: Government ; Companies, brands and organizations; News companies and journalists; Entertainment; Sports and gaming ; and Activists, organizers and other influencers. New categories will be added throughout the summer for scientists, academics, and religious leaders.

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Candidate accounts must also be complete, with a name and profile picture and a confirmed email address or phone number. It is no longer necessary to have a profile description or a header image, as was the case before. But do comply with the Rules of the platform.


The new verification request will be available globally, for all users, in the coming weeks, as confirmed by Twitter, located in the Account Settings tab.

Users who submit their request will receive a response email in a few days, although the company has clarified that this process may take a few weeks depending on the number of requests received.

If the request is finally approved, the user will automatically see the blue badge appear on their profile. In case of being rejected, especially if it may be due to an error, the user can resubmit the application 30 days after receiving the decision on his application.

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The blue badge is just one of the ways that Twitter has to verify the identity of the accounts that intervene in the public conversation on the social platform . For automated accounts, known as bots , there is also an icon that differentiates them if they share useful content.

Specifically, automated accounts show the head of a gray robot, both in the profile (under the name, indicating who manages it) and in the tweets .

Moreover, the company is working on a new tab for profiles, 'About (above), which will allow users and expand business information they consider important for those who follow them or want to communicate with them, such as the pronouns with which they identify .

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