Micro-blogging website Twitter has announced to resume public verification. Till now the company was verifying the accounts by itself, but from the beginning of 2021 people will now be able to request blue ticks. The company is taking public feedback regarding the verification, the last date of which is till 8 December.
Twitter has said that the company is also working on profile type besides blue tick. In the coming time, any kind of label or badge can be added from personal to other types of accounts besides blue tick. Twitter has also set up criteria for verification. Account verification requesters who fill the criterion will be able to start as early as next year.
Not only blue ticks, but there will be big changes too…Twitter has said that we are going to go in 2021 and in such a way, people will give more ways to identify. For example, account types and labels. The company has also made it clear that the policy will be strict and if you do not follow the verified account guidelines, then the verification badge can also be removed from those accounts. Twitter has also mentioned in its official blog post that what kind of accounts can be verified.
Government account – Companies accounts – Twitter handle of brands – Non-Profit Organization – News media Twitter accounts – Entertainment, Sports, Activist the Company has added new conditions to remove these blue ticks. The company has said that the blue tick can be removed from the inactive account. A blue tick can be removed even in case of changing Twitter username and bio. Twitter verification was done for the post, if it is not now, then in such a situation, the company can remove the blue tick. The company has currently issued drafts which will be applicable from next year.
The company has said that more information about this will be shared in the coming weeks. According to Twitter, this is the beginning of the 2021 plan. People can also seek their opinion on the verification policy by tweeting with #VerifcationFeedback