Does Twitter allow the sale of personal profile accounts?

Twitter TOS (Terms of Service) states that the transfer of ownership which involve monetary or nonmonetary transaction is forbidden. However, there have been some high-profile Twitter account auctions on eBay that Twitter staff knew about, but did nothing to stop it.

Why does ViralAccounts.com purchase these accounts?

To keep it simple, we advertise our websites on them. We DO NOT spam links, we create relevant websites that match the Twitter account topic/niche. If we cannot advertise our websites on them, we generally  re-sell them for a small profit. We also use them to spread news about a new company / brand or promote a simple article.

What is my Twitter account worth?

It is very difficult to quote a Twitter account, so we can’t post any numbers. Many factors come into play such as length of username, amount of followers, activity and niche. Twitter is known for being abused by spam bots (programs that create fake accounts and solicit real users). In fact, it is quite easy to create a fake Twitter account with a large following, for that reason we go through an extensive background check before we make an offer.

How many fans should a Twitter account have for ViralAccounts.com to purchase it?

We don’t have a high limit for Twitter accounts, as long as they’re real and active we will purchase any account. However, we prefer at least 30,000 followers.

How do we proceed with the transaction?

We pay & you hand over the account. In order for ViralAccounts.com to pay first, you must own a PayPal account, other forms of payment would require you to hand over the Twitter account first. Since the burden of risk falls onto ViralAccounts.com, we might require identity verification from the seller. We have a lot of people taking advantage of our service (running after payment) so we must take precautions to protect our interests.

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