Twitter Reveals Plans to Bring Back Verification Applications in Early 2021

The social network is seeking input from users and nongovernmental organizations

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Twitter is getting back into the verification game, at least officially, starting early next year.

The social network halted its verification application process in March 2018, with CEO Jack Dorsey saying during a livestream at the time, “We believe verification is something that is very broken on this platform and something that we need to fix and that we need a much more cohesive view on.”

Product lead Kayvon Beykpour said in a series of tweets in July 2018 that verification was being put on the back burner as Twitter focused its energy on protecting the integrity of the midterm elections in the U.S.

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