Certain Google Profiles are displaying ‘verified name’ badge, that let people verify that your profile is really representing you. It is a green "Verified Name" tag on their profiles. Unlike only “Verified” badge on some Twitter profile, this Google experimental service is available for all U.S. accounts. Any user can go through Knol’s ( Google Knowledge Sharing site like Wikipedia ) interface to obtain the verified badge. Checkout Verified Name Google Profile.
Verify the Google profile – Buzz too
- You must go to Google’s Knol site and ‘Sign in’.
- Click Preferences and then select "Name Verification" tab
- Then choose to verify by phone or via credit card.