Elon Musk announced on Wednesday that The new mark of “official” is canceled that twitter just started giving some verified users To distinguish them from the traditional blue symbol, which Now they can also get customers of their payment service.
Just a few hours after the launch of this new system, The social network backtracked and proceeded to remove that label Profiles of companies, government entities and individuals receiving it.
In response to a user who He had seen that the new gray mark had disappeared beneath his name, Musk confirmed that he has chosen to remove the badge (“I blew it”he wrote) and said that The blue sign will be “Great Equalizer”.
In another message, Musk said: “Keep in mind that Twitter will do a lot of silly things in the coming months. We will stick to what works and change what doesn’t.”
Please note that Twitter will do a lot of silly things in the coming months.
We’ll keep what works and change what doesn’t.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) 9 November 2022
but Popular blue “tick” This separates verified users from those who subscribe to the Twitter Blue service—which has an initial cost of $8 per month— one of the businessman’s great bets Ever since he took over the company.
Now, the blue checkmark can mean two different things: that an account has been verified based on the above verification criteria, or that the account has a subscription to Twitter Blue from Twitter, made available on iOS. was. of the multinational Apple) in USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and UK 9,” Twitter announced on its website.
However, paying customers will receive a blue mark that so far reputed verified accounts, They will not be required to prove their identity on Twitter, As confirmed by the company.
The verification system in force so far was created by Twitter in 2009 to ensure that the person or entity behind the influential accounts was the person it claimed to be.