Friday, August 05, 2016

Ever Wondered How To Get A Twitter Blue Tick? Here's A Step-By-Step Guide

"Ah, the Twitter blue tick - that elite emblem held by beautiful celebrities, millionaire sportsmen and narcissistic social media interns alike. Time was, a verification meant that you had 'made it' in some way – or at least, bombarded Twitter with enough pleading emails until they finally gave in," writes Nick Pope. "But now Twitter is rolling out plans to make the blue tick available for anyone who applies, in a bid to tackle the widespread troll infestation that plagues the site. This means that, basically, unpalatable characters (racist eggs, for example) will find it difficult to achieve verification, meaning that hate-fuelled rhetoric will go largely ignored. Fancy getting one (and meanwhile, piss off every journalist in the country)?" READ MORE