On the social platform Twitter, a verified blue tick or tag enables people to differentiate between accounts that are genuine and are also in the public interest.

The brief sectors which are eligible for the verification process include governments and government officials, news organizations and journalists, companies, brands and organizations, entertainment organizations and individuals, sports teams, organizations and personalities, and activists and organizers.

Additionally, for the very first time, Twitter has also taken into consideration scientists, academics, and religious leaders.

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Twitter reports that under specified, accounts allowed for verification should be stated by an established organization, company, or body. Under genuine, users must stand true to the basic list of criteria that has a profile photo, a valid bio, and other quite basic details. Lastly, under active, the account of the user needed to be active and in frequent use in the last six months.

Additionally, eligible users are also needed to submit a confirmed email address along with contact details. The account should not have breached any community guidelines of Twitter in the previous six months.

What is the process to apply for Twitter verification?

Step 1: Open the app, Twitter, and go to the ‘Settings and Privacy’ option from the menu on the left. Then click on ‘Account’ to get into the account settings.

Step 2: Click on the ‘Request Verification’ button. You will be directed to a verification settings page. Now from the directed page, select the suitable category for your account.

Step 3: It is now you can select a method to verify your identity. You will be required to upload a government-issued ID or add an official business email address or an official website that directly gives a reference to your Twitter account.

Step 4: Now, once you are done with your application, you will witness a confirmation screen.

After the entire procedure is completed, you can wait for Twitter to return to you. The company generally gets back with its decision in about a few weeks through email.

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If there is a case where Twitter rejects your verification request in the initial attempt, you can make an application again to get a verified account after about 30 days of rejection. Additionally, there is no limitation on the number of times that a person can apply for verification.