What does verified mean?
Checked or tested for correctness; confirmed
This may depend on the jurisdiction, but in California a verified answer is a responsive pleading which is accompanied by a declaration, signed under penalty of perjury, that attests that the contents of the answer are true. Normally, a verified answer is only required in cases where there is a verified complaint (although there are other situations where a verified answer is required as against a public entity).
Verified accounts are given to celebrities by Twitter to prove that they are the real celebrity and not a fake account. It makes it easier for fans to make sure they are following who they think they are, and to help keep them safe on the internet. A verified Twitter account is an account that Twitter has confirmed to be the real person. It's only really celebrities that have verified accounts. So, if you see…