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Blue Badge: How To Get Verified On Twitter

Twitter Verification

Getting Verified On Twitter

If you’ve been looking for the big blue tick, look no further because Twitter has just released its new guidance on gaining that all-important verified blue badge symbol on your Twitter profile.


The blue badge verifies that your Twitter account is an authentic individual, brand, government, or business which ultimately provides a lot of credibility, alongside significantly increasing followers and general reach of your content. 


In order to be considered for a verified status on Twitter your profile must:

Who Is eligible For Verified Status?

The Twitter verification process is still new and more categories will be added by Twitter in the near future for other roles such as scientists, academics, and religious leaders. It’s also worth mentioning that at present you’ll only be able to gain the Twitter verified status, if you fall into one of the following categories:

I'm Eligible For The Badge - How Do I Apply?

If you eligible to apply for Twitter verification, you can start the application by following the steps we’ve outlined below:

Step 1:

Once you’ve opened up the Twitter menu by selecting your image in the top left corner. Go ahead and select the Settings and Privacy option located at the bottom of the main Twitter menu.

Twitter verification step 1

Step 2:

Click the Your Account option located at the top of the screen.

Twitter verification step 2

Step 3:

Click the Account Information option located at the top of the screen.

Twitter verification step 3

Step 4:

Click the Verification Request option located at the top of the screen.

Twitter verification step 4

Step 5:

Finally, click the Start Request option which will then walk you through the verification.

Twitter verification step 5

In order to increase the chance of your profile becoming verified you should ensure that your profile is in good standing whilst ensuring that your content and branding is consistent. If you’re unsure how to get your businesses verified on Twitter or if you are looking for social media marketing support for your business, feel free to get in contact with our friendly team at Lowaire.


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