You may now apply for Verification. On web, navigate toMy Profile General Settings and Verification. Please read the criteria below to understand if your account qualifies.
The blue Verified badge on Kubo Social lets people know that an account of public interest is authentic. To receive the blue badge, your account must be authentic, notable, and active.
To encourage and maintain trust between users on the platform, you will need to confirm your identity with Kubo Social in order to be Verified. Depending on the category, you will be asked to choose one of the following three methods of verifying your identity:
Your account must represent or otherwise be associated with a prominently recognized individual or brand, in line with the notability criteria described below. In addition to confirming the identity of the controller of the account, Kubo Social will Verify the following types of accounts based on the criteria described. In all categories, Kubo Social may independently confirm qualifying affiliation through business partnerships or direct outreach. For each category we may request the following type of information to confirm notability:
Note: Kubo Social uses a mix of internal signals to evaluate the authenticity of a given accounts followers and engagement. We also assess a range of signals from third-party public resources that have been submitted in support of applications (such as how recently they were updated) to evaluate the quality of those resources.
Your account must be active with a record of adherence to the Kubo Social Rules. This means:
*We may make exceptions to the above requirements for accounts at high risk of impersonation or safety related concerns.
Please note, we reserve the right to deny or revoke Verification to accounts that meet any of the above criteria through artificial or inauthentic activity.
Certain accounts are ineligible for the blue badge, regardless of the above criteria, including:
Loss of Verified Status
In accordance with the Kubo Social Terms of Service, Kubo Social may remove the Verified status of an account at any time without notice.
Sometimes, changes made to an account by the owner may result in loss of Verified status. User-made changes include, but are not limited to:
Kubo Social may also remove the blue badge from accounts that are found to be in severe or repeated violation of the Kubo Social Rules. Any violation of the Kubo Social Terms of Service or Kubo Social Rules, manipulation of Kubo Social processes, or circumvention of enforcement actions may result in loss of the badge or in certain instances, suspension. This includes:
Removal of the badge based on repeated violations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis and is not automatic.
Kubo Social reserves the right to assess the qualifications of any Verified account under the currently published version of the Verification Policy.
Please note, we may suspend accounts that use imagery of, or similar to, the Verification badge in a manner that may mislead the public about the accounts Verification status.
** Important Note:
Kubo Social does not sell the blue Verification badge. A Kubo Social employee will never request financial compensation in exchange for a badge or as part of the application process. Kubo Social does not authorize any external agents or individuals to sell Verification on the platform. We encourage people to directly apply through the Verification application process available in the Kubo Social website. Individuals offering to buy or sell Verification are subject to loss of Verified status and permanent suspension from the platform.
Categories for Verification
The specific requirements for authenticity, notability and activity are outlined by category and subcategory below:
Government Office Accounts
Accounts of current government agencies, departments/ministries, and institutions.