Twitter is a micro blogging platform that allows users to send and receive short posts called tweets. Anyone can apply for Twitter verification from any country with either a personal account or a business account. According to Twitter, “The blue verified badge on Twitter lets people know that an account of public interest is authentic.
To be verified on Twitter, you need to update your profile with current information, verify a phone number and email address then fill out a requesting form.
How many followers on twitter for account to be verified? In Twitter, users follow other users to see their tweets in your twitter timeline. You can decide follow people, celebrities and companies with similar interests to you.
With twitter you can easily promote your business, articles or news by providing links and reach a large number of people quickly through tweets. Also you can be able to build relationships with experts and other followers.
Verified twitter account adds accountability and stability also is a sign of trust amongst the twitter community.
To be verified you don’t need to have thousands of followers in your account. There are thousands of verified accounts with 2k or less followers. So followers aren’t a barrier to stop you from applying for verification!
Some criteria for your account to be verified, it must have complete profile with profile name, profile image and confirmed email or phone number. Account also must be active in the last six months with no twitter rule violation in the last 12 months.
Step-by-Step on How to Get Verified on Twitter.
1. Fill out your profile completely.
Click the Profile tab to edit your profile information on your account. Enter in your full name and in the bio text box, talk about yourself up to 160 characters. Other information to fill is to enter your website URL.
2. Verify your phone number and confirm your email address.
Take the verification code from your mobile phone or log in to the email inbox for the address you just updated. Open the email from Twitter inviting you to confirm your account and tap the Confirm now button in that email.
3. Add your birthday.
Click or tap the Birth date section and then select or change your birth Day, Month, and Year.
4. Set your tweets as “public”
Go to “Settings and Privacy”. Then click on “Privacy and Safety”. Click on “Protect Your Tweets” to turn off private mode and your account returns to a public Twitter account again.
5. Apply for verification.
You can apply for account verification through your Account Settings on the Twitter app and on twitter.com.
- Click on the […] icon.
- Go to your Settings and privacy
- Go to your Account and scroll over to Account information and tap Verification Request
- Tap Start Request
- Submit your request and twitter will get back to you with a decision