Twitter Verification is Back: How to verify your Twitter account

How new Twitter Verification Works

  1. Government
  2. Companies, Brands, and Non-Profit Organizations
  3. News
  4. Entertainment
  5. Sports
  6. Activists, Organizers, and Other Influential Individuals

How to get verified on Twitter

  1. Your Twitter account must be complete. It must have a proper profile name, bio, and profile and banner images, respectively.
  2. You must be an active user. You must have logged into your Twitter account at least once in the last six months.
  3. Security is another must-have point. Your Twitter account must have a confirmed email address or phone number.
  4. Lastly, your Twitter account must not have a 12 hour or 7-day lockout for violating Twitter Rules in the past six months.

Loss of Verified Twitter Account

Who won’t be Eligible for Twitter Verification

  • Parody, newsfeed, commentary, and fan accounts
  • Accounts are representing pets, fictional characters, or non-affiliated with a verified company, brand, or organization as described here.
  • Twitter accounts previously engaged in violations of Platform manipulation and spam policy (accounts found for buying and selling of Twitter followers)
  • Twitter accounts represent individuals or organizations connected to systematic negative or hateful activities.

Wrapping Up



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Dianne B. Zee

Dianne B. Zee


Computer Scientist on the way! Grad student @MIT I find meaning in Math, Artificial Intelligence, Philosophy, and Cinema