You might have seen on some twitter’s account profile that there is white checkmark along with blue cloud(Verified Account Symbol on twitter). When you hover mouse over it, it would show verified profile there. If you are checking the same on your profile, you might not be able to have it. Most probably you would be able to that twitter verified badge on popular celebrity, musicians, actors, athletes, artists, public officials, public or government agencies, etc. You can check List of Celebrity Twitter Accounts for that verified symbol.
I have recently heard about rajnikanth on twitter. His one tweet got 227K followers to his twitter profile. That is because of his personality. We would not discuss more about him, but when I visited there, I found that mark. Previously I have seen that verified mark on few profile but I did not paid enough attention to there. Here is quick guide to get verified profile on twitter from Twitter.
Check if you are qualified for twitter verified account or not
You should check few points for qualification to getting verified twitter account.
- If you are highly recognizable public figure (musicians, actors, athletes, artists, public officials, public or government agencies, etc.), or if your name and likeness is parodied or impersonated on multiple Twitter accounts, leading to identity confusion. so you can get official verified by twitter profile on request.
- You can check official source for more information on what is verified twitter account, How to Get Twitter Verified or Why does Twitter verify accounts etc.
- It is recommended that you put Custom Twitter Badge on your blog if there is any and also add link to your blog from your twitter profile, to faster verification of Twitter Verified Check Mark process.
Ask for Verification from twitter
You can ask for verification from twitter saying Verify My Twitter account, if you are eligible to get one. Twitter Verification Request is not acceptable by twitter officially from any users. You have to send them direct message.
You can send a direct message to twitter for verification, making sure to include your full name, account name, location, other contact details, official blog(if any) & primary contact information.
Once you send your details and information to twitter for verification, wait for their response. If twitter think to provide your verified badge, they would contact you by direct message including link to finish the verification process.
Once your verification process gets finished, you can have verified badge on your twitter account.One thing to remember is that, you may lose your twitter verified badge, if you change your user name or protect your tweets.
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