Twitter will resume account verification requests early next year, the company Announced this week, Provides new guidelines for users looking for a small checkmark next to the Twitter handle.
Rumors that Twitter is working on a new verification system First appearance in JuneHowever, the company is now officially confirming its return in a blog post and is seeking feedback on its proposed validation.
“We plan to resume verification, including the new publication application process, in early 2021,” the company said. “But first, you need to update the validation policy with your help. This policy is one to ensure that the meaning of validation, the users to be validated, and the process are more equitable. It lays the foundation for future improvements by defining why department accounts can lose validation.
Assuming the proposals are the same, the accounts subject to verification include government officials, businesses, brands and nonprofits, media and freelance journalists, entertainment and sports, activists, organizers, and others. Includes influential individuals.
Proposals suggest that validation may be removed if the profile becomes inactive or incomplete, but accounts that do not comply with social network rules can also lose their validated status. ..
Twitter says it is asking users to complete a survey on how the validation process works and is working with the organization for additional feedback. Entering 2021, the company also plans to offer Twitter users more ways to identify themselves, such as new account types and labels, but in any format. It has not yet been clarified whether it will be.