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10 Easy Steps You Should Follow To Confirm If A Famous Person Just Joined Twitter

Follow this handy guide before you ruin your Klout score.

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Before you go and tell everyone you know that your favorite artist just joined your favorite social network, there are some things you need to do

3. Not being verified is also a red flag. While new celebrities that join Twitter aren't always verified when the news breaks that they joined, Twitter is typically quick to get them that blue check mark

Looking at WHO they follow is also a great place to check. If they only follow journalists it usually means they are just looking for pawns (you) to notice them and get the word out

8. Finding someone "in the know" is also a great place to confirm information

Bush spokesman says @GeorgeHWBush is the real deal https://t.co/fkBX9fexgF

Ethan Klapper

@ethanklapper

Bush spokesman says @GeorgeHWBush is the real deal https://t.co/fkBX9fexgF

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9. An official Twitter account related to the industry of the person is also a great place to check

Please welcome @NSYNC to Twitter! #HiHiHi

Twitter Music

@TwitterMusic

Please welcome @NSYNC to Twitter! #HiHiHi

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Welcome to Twitter, @GeorgeHWBush, 41st President of the United States https://t.co/nKZVdjD0iX

Twitter Government

@gov

Welcome to Twitter, @GeorgeHWBush, 41st President of the United States https://t.co/nKZVdjD0iX

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Contact Samir Mezrahi at samir.mezrahi@buzzfeed.com.

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