What's a Verified Twitter Account and How do I Get One?
What do Kim Kardashian, Barack Obama, Martha Stewart, and William Shatner all have in common? They’ve got verified Twitter accounts.
These accounts, which are typically maintained by public figures and organizations, help users find high-quality accounts to follow. While this feature was once exclusive, it is now available to the public: On July 19, Twitter announced their online application process for verified accounts. But before every Twitter user thinks they can snag the coveted blue check icon that denotes a verified account, there are some guidelines and restrictions.