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why do I have to wait 2 weeks to verify my account with google + when every other social media did it within 2 minutes by texting code. What is up with google using snail mail  how obscured !!!

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March 2016

Re: google + verification

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Hi @Alpine Survival G


They do offer phone and text verification, BUT only if the business has a credible online footprint and they are 100% sure this business actually exists.


Without a verifiable online presence for the business, they use postcard verification in order to verify that the business exists at that location. A Google business page is not a social media page ( although it has this element ) but rather an actual physical location.


Depending on your country it gets there normally in a couple of days.


Tim Capper, Google My Business Top Contributor
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