Twitter Beta Verified Accounts
Twitter is experimenting (beta testing) with a ‘Verified Account’ feature To prevent identity confusion . Twitter working to establish authenticity with people who deal with impersonation or identity confusion on a regular basis. Accounts with a are the real thing!
The purpose behind the verified accounts badge is to help users screen out which accounts to follow and which to steer clear from. It’s an authentication process that has been set up to help others avoid fake accounts. You know, the one’s that aren’t really Oprah or Ashton Kutcher. Because following the real celebrity accounts is what matters to you.
There is a form where people can people can request verification. After account verified badge will appear in the top-right portion of a user’s profile page just above the name, location and bio—as shown in the screenshot above.