How to use Government ID to get Green Tick Verification on Ku App

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Ku has launched a new self-verification service for its users. The micro-blogging website claims to be the first social media app to open the option of voluntary self-verification.

In a statement, Ku said users can self-verify their profiles on the platform within seconds using their government-approved ID cards. According to Koo, the move will lend authenticity, lend credibility to the views and opinions shared by people.

What would a verified account look like?

Ku will use a marker in the form of a green tick to identify an account as self-verified. The Twitter-rivaling app claims that the feature has been introduced in accordance with Rule 4 (7) of the Information Technology (Intermediate Guidelines and Digital Media Code of Conduct) Rules, 2021.

How to Self Verify your Ku Account?

Users will first have to enter their Government-ID number
After this the user will get an OTP on the number attached with the ID
-Once the OTP is successfully authenticated, the user will be self-verified with a green tick in his profile
-Ku has claimed that the verification process is done by third parties authorized by the government.

Additionally, for the sake of security, the app has announced that Ku will not store any information during the process.

The ID of the person verifying their account will not be visible on the Ku platform. Others will not be able to see the ID used for the verification process.

Koo Co-Founder and CEO Apramaya Radhakrishna said, “So Koo is at the forefront of promoting trust and safety on social media. We are extremely proud to be the first social media platform in the world to introduce a voluntary self-verification system. Users can get self-verified in less than 30 seconds through our safe and secure verification process. This is a big step towards giving more authenticity to the users and promoting responsible behavior on the platform. Most social media gives this power to only a few accounts. Kuo is the first platform that has now empowered every user to have equal privileges.”

How to Use Government ID to Get Green Tick Verification on Ku App The post first appeared on BGR India.

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