Now Your US Visa Will Depend On Your Social Media Activity

by Kritika Kukreja
Now Your US Visa Will Depend On Your Social Media Activity

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Good news for all you social media butterflies! Stay active on social media to get a visa approval from USA by May 2018. 

What Is It?

Who would’ve thought that? Now you gotta stay active on all your social media platforms to obtain a visa for the US. You may have to provide other information like your email address, contact numbers and biographical information, but social media profiles do form the crux of it!

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What Do We Know?

Post May 2018, you will be asked to provide usernames/handles across 20 social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Reddit, YouTube, Pinterest (but also Google+, MySpace and Vine) and more if you’re applying for a visa for the US. The US government will be drawing a profile for identity verification before granting a visa. 

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Who Is It Valid For?

People from Canada, Australia and and UK are exempted from this rule as they have a visa-free arrival policy. Although every other place isn’t included in this category hence will have to provide the necessary details as mentioned above.

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