A Question of Authority: How Does Twitter Verify [Celebrity] Accounts?


Twitter has 175 million users and counting and only select, mostly high-profile people are granted “verified” status. How are verified users vetted? Twitter refused to explain the process, saying via e-mail, “we continue to very selectively verify accounts most at risk for impersonation on a one-off and highly irregular basis.”


How Does Twitter Verify Celebrity Accounts? – Speakeasy – WSJ.