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This article was published on March 25, 2013

What is it like to become Verified on Twitter? This video explains how it works

What is it like to become Verified on Twitter? This video explains how it works Image by: DAMIEN MEYER
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Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-qualit Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-quality, compelling content for them. He previously served in several roles at TNW, including Editor-in-Chief. He left the company in April 2016 for pastures new.

Let’s be honest – while we may not want to admit it, somewhere deep inside, we all want that little blue ‘Verified’ checkmark on our Twitter accounts. Most of us will probably never get it, but we can at least live the dream vicariously through entrepreneur Anil Dash.

Dash recently joined New York comedian Hari Kondabolu and his brother Ashok onstage to talk them through what happened when Twitter decided that he really was who he said he was.

Even if you’re already familiar with the strange little Q&A process Dash had to go through, this is a fun nine-minute watch.

Now watch: Here’s the Star Trek parody clip that the IRS spent $60,000 of US taxpayer money to shoot

H/T: @derekjohnbryant

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