• Musk says Twitter will relaunch verified service with 3 different check marks

    4 days ago - By WGN TV

    Elon Musk on Friday said Twitter is tentatively planning to relaunch its paid verification check service next week after delays over impersonation concerns.
    Musk indicated the platform will roll out gold checks for companies, grey checks for government accounts and blue checks for individuals.
    The new Twitter CEO has garnered controversy for introducing an $8-per-month subscription service that includes a verified check after a series of users quickly leveraged it to impersonate prominent companies and public figures.
    The issues led one account posing as pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly...
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  • Elon Musk says Twitter users will be able have a 'secondary tiny logo' showing they belong to a verified organization, amid tentative plans to launch Twitter Blue next week

    Elon Musk says Twitter users will be able have a 'secondary tiny logo' showing they belong to a verified organization, amid tentative plans to launch Twitter Blue next week

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Twitter owner Elon Musk. JIM WATSON/AFP/Avishek Das/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
    Elon Musk said Twitter users can have a secondary tiny logo to show they belong to a verified organization.
    He said Twitter is tentatively launching its verified subscription service on Friday next week.
    The rollout of Twitter's verification service hasn't been smooth.
    Verified Twitter users could soon have a secondary tiny logo next to their name to show they belong to a verified organization, according to Elon Musk. The billionaire announced the plans on Friday in a tweet. The announcement came...
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