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50,000 Verified Twitter Profiles: Key Statistics, Facts & Figures [INFOGRAPHIC]

Each week we publish a bulletin that looks at the most-recently verified profiles on Twitter, highlighting the biggest celebrities, brands and businesses that have been given that all-important tick over the previous seven days.

Last week, the total number of verified accounts on Twitter blasted through an important benchmark: 50,000.

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So You Want A Verified Account On Twitter – What Exactly Do They Make You Do? [VIDEO]

Verification on Twitter comes with a number of perks, one of which is the little blue Verified tick badge that lets other users know that this person or brand is who they say they are, that they’re real, and that they can be trusted.

Brands can expedite verification by initiating an advertising campaign with Twitter. But for individuals, this isn’t an option. They need to wait to be invited to apply, and only then does Twitter verify that you are, you know, you.

So what exactly does Twitter do to figure all that out? How do they actually verify an individual? What sort of crazy, time-consuming hoops do you have to jump through to get them to hand over that glorious badge?

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Beware Fake Accounts Promising To ‘Verify’ You On Twitter

So many folks on Twitter are obsessed with “verification.” Check out the #VerifyMe hashtag or any similar to see. It’s kind of . . . sad.

Twitter doesn’t accept public verification requests, for one. And two? If it was as easy to get verified as these fake accounts make it sound, everyone would be.

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