Twitter Looks Set To Open Applications For Verification Next Week
After a long, long wait it sounds like Twitter is getting ready to begin accepting applications for its verification program as soon as next week.
The new program will be a big departure from the last one, with people needing to provide identification in order to get that blue checkmark.
The news comes via Jane Manchun Wong who has been able to find the verification request form that users will need to complete. They were also able to share that the new Verification Request form will go live next week after hearing from multiple sources.
I was told by multiple sources that Twitter plans to launch the new self-served Verification Request form next week https://t.co/vI4q63WwJe
There has been no way to request verification for a number of years now after the first program was paused due to Twitter’s inability to keep up with demand. The new program also appears to be much more robust, with those applying having to be part of specific categories in order to do so. Those categories include journalists, politicians, media personalities, sportspeople, and more.
Those applying will need to provide identification documents to prove that they are who they say they are along with verifying links to confirm that they fit in the category they claim to.
Twitter hasn’t made any announcement about the new program, but it’s sure to be a popular one once it does go live. Here’s hoping the social network can hold up better than it did last time.