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Applying for Verification? Take a look at our revamped Help Center page that makes the process clearer for you. TL;DR: Settings and privacy > Your account > Account information > Verification request help.twitter.com/managing-yo…
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“Am I eligible for Verification?” you ask. We’ve updated our policy to make it easier to understand who is eligible and what info you need to provide in your application. No matter which category you fall under, we’ll give you all the deets here: help.twitter.com/en/managing…
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We made it! Access to the application to request Verification is now available to everyone globally. If you’re ready to apply, head over to your account settings to get started.
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Verification application update! The form to apply will be unavailable on September 18 from 11am to 3pm Pacific Standard Time for routine maintenance. Thanks for your patience!
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We’ve temporarily hit pause on rolling out access to apply for Verification so we can make improvements to the application and review process. For those who have been waiting, we know this may be disappointing. We want to get things right, and appreciate your patience.
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We’re back to rolling out access to request a blue badge. If you’re planning to apply and don’t yet have access, keep checking your account settings. Thanks for sticking with us.
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We're continuing our work to improve our Verification application and process. We've added a voluntary survey at the end of the application to better understand our progress on making our Verified community more diverse and representative of everyone who uses Twitter. (1/2)
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In relaunching Verification, we set out to ensure both the policy and application is fair and inclusive. That means being consistent with Verification decisions and evaluating each application––no matter who it comes from––based on our policy criteria. help.twitter.com/managing-yo… (2)
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We’ve heard your feedback that we can be more clear on why an application didn't get approved. Decision emails will now give more context on why requests don't meet our criteria. Here's a breakdown of some things to note before applying again (after 30 days) 🧵
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🔹 Authenticity If you’re using a website to verify your authenticity, it must be the website for a Verified organization. The website must also reference your name and Twitter account.
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🔹 Follower count For any company/brand/organization and those applying as an activist/influential individual, your follower count must be in the top .05% of active accounts located in the same geographic region.
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🔹 Journalists ▪️ Your Twitter profile must reference the news org you’re affiliated with and link to its official website ▪️ The news org(s) you reference must be a notable, Verified organization as listed in our policy: help.twitter.com/managing-yo…
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In the application, journalists must link to their specific about page/bio, or to articles that reference them on the news org's official site. Independent or freelance journalists must provide links to 3 articles in Verified publications in the 6 months before applying.
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Still with us? To help you and clarify the info we accept for your category, we’ll be adding more guidelines within the application.
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We know some of you are still waiting for the option to apply. We're still rolling out access to keep up with the volume of applications we’re getting. It should be rolled out to everyone soon! Patience isn't part of the criteria, but we appreciate yours.
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Yes, we’ve relaunched Verification, but our work isn’t done yet. We’ll continue to listen to your feedback to improve our policy and the application process.
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We’re rolling in verification requests. So we gotta hit pause on accepting any more for now while we review the ones that have been submitted. We’ll reopen requests soon! (we pinky swear)
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Requests are open! Sorry about that pause –– now you can get back to your quest for a blue badge.
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I designed the new verification application. TLDR; save yourself the DM slide, I still can't get you verified. 🧵
Dear “can you verify me” –– Save your Tweets and DMs, there’s a new official way to apply for a blue badge, rolling out over the next few weeks. You can now submit an application to request verification in-app, right from your account settings! -Your verified blue badge source
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