Anyone can now apply to be verified on Twitter

It may have just become a little easier to get the blue check mark on Twitter .  The company has just announced that they are opening applications to apply for verification on the platform. As a re

Facebook Launches ‘Mentions,’ The Exclusive FB App For Playing The Fame Game

Facebook is continuing its onslaught of new app rollouts, but this time you likely won’t be able to use what they launch; Mentions is a brand new iPhone app out today that is only available to v

Facebook Unveils Verified Pages And Profiles, Takes A Page From Twitter’s Playbook

Facebook has just announced a new verified feature for pages and profiles, designed to give high-profile accounts an added level of authenticity. This is clearly a straightforward copy of Twitter's ow

Twitter Verification Has More To Do With Being Good At Twitter Than With Identity

Twitter has done a great job at keeping the whole <a target="_blank" href="">"blue badge

Twitter Bug Randomly Swaps Out Avatars For Some Accounts, Profile Settings Now Disabled

Well here's a Twitter bug that is kind of alarming. Apparently, for some verified accounts, avatars were swapped out with other random users'. Currently, the profile settings are disabled for all u