Twitter on Friday said it’s once again hitting pause on its verification program. The company reopened public applications for verification in May after a four-year shutdown as it reevaluated its application process. Now, it appears the company has already run into more roadblocks.
A week after relaunching verification applications, Twitter said it was flooded with so many requests that it was hitting pause on accepting new applications. The company reopened requests a few days later.
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Last month, Twitter said it had mistakenly verified a “small number” of fake accounts before permanently suspending the users and removing their blue badges. The company attributed the error to a gap in training and procedures, which it said it was trying to improve.
For those who have been waiting, we know this may be disappointing. We want to get things right, and appreciate your patience. See also:Beware verification scams on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: ‘Red flags going off’
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