The verification process on Twitter is once again on Hold, it is only one week since it began taking blue check applications again. The users claimed on notoriety – whether by virtue of their role as an activist or an influencer, journalist, or professional athlete – would have to remain patient again before they would be able to covet blue badge, though this time around, the social network states that the wait would be a little bit shorter.
Verification Process on Twitter is Once Again on Hold
Twitter verified account stated recently that they would be rolling in verification requests. So, they would have to pause on accepting more for now while we would review the ones that have been submitted. They would soon reopen the request.
Verification has been one of the least-understood elements on Twitter since the blue checkmarks first started to appear. At first, the rules by which the company decided who was worthy of the badge were pretty clandestine, although as time goes it began explaining more about their policies. Generally, the mark that was designed to indicate that a person is who they claimed to be, helping you stay clear of accounts that are being taken seriously.
However, the way the verification was managed has brought confusion to the process. Some of the users had their checkmarks taken of after violating some twitter rules, leading to the suggestion that the system was as much punitive as it was about validating authenticity. With a lot of fabricated news popping up exponentially, twitter opted to put the verification requests on hold for about three years ago.
Twitter Verification Requirements
When the system came back, it was a little extra transparency. Those that are looking forward to the badge must not fall into any of the general categories:
- Companies, brands, and organizations
- News organizations and journalists
- Sports and gaming
- Activists, organizers, and other influential individuals
However, they are expected to possess a complete profile with a name, image, and either a confirmed phone number or an email address. Twitter might be in need of a copy of the government-issued ID to verify the identity, and users looking forward to a verified need to have been very active on the site within the past six months. aside from that, there still remains a requirement around the behavior of what Twitter is about.
If, for instance, you were punished with a 12 hour or 7-day lockout within the past 12 months for violating Twitter rules, you would not be able to be verified.
Twitter is Working to Bring Back Verification
Twitter progressively added the application option for their user’s accounts after announcing that it was reopening for verification requests. Now, they would continue to disappear again as it would work through this new backlog. Nothing concerning when it would be activated again has been stated.