Twitter working on in-app ‘request verification’- How will it work?

On Twitter a screenshot shared by reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong showing that the platform is working on a new system for verifying users. In the section of Twitter’s Settings Wong discovered a “’s” field within “Personal information”

Blue tick next to Twitter handles names is known as verified account and that identify the account as authentic. This Feature helps users to find genuine accounts of popular public figures and celebrities. “The blue verified badge on Twitter lets people know that an account of public interest is authentic,” Twitter says on its help page.

However, Twitter hold the verification process in 2017 and has not restarted it even now. A Tweet post by Twitter support team on 9th Nov 2017 “Verification was meant to authenticate identity and voice but it is interpreted as an endorsement or an indicator of importance,”.

“We recognise that we have created this confusion and need to resolve it. We have paused all general verification’s while we work and will report back soon,” it added.

As per Twitter’s help page verified account program is still on hold, and they are not accepting any new requests currently

How to request verification

You have to go to Settings > Personal information > Request verification. Now you have to enter your full name, select a category of your account, and attach a photo of your ID card.

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