Another one of the propositions Elon Musk wants to add to Twitter that’s giving a lot to talk about is the possibility that users can buy verification of your account, Until now, Internet users had to be relevant personalities or companies and have many followers, but businessmen wanted to pay to get the famous Blue Badge.
A paid-to-verify option was available to Twitter Blue for $8, but they quickly switched to it. to support for various problems. For example, a troll posed as a pharmaceutical owner of an insulin patent. And caused to reduce the actions of the drug.
Holding off on relaunching Blue Verified until there is high confidence that impersonation has been prevented.
Will probably use different colored checks for organizations than individuals.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 22, 2022
Initially, the idea was to re-enable verification via Twitter Blue on November 29. But Musk warned that it would take longer. The reason for the delay was that they wanted to make sure they could prevent spoofing.
Musk hoped they could use a check with different colors And finally confirmed it. In total, there will be three types of badges of different colours:
- Azul: For individuals, whether famous or not.
- Dorado: for businesses.
- Gris: For government institutions.
Sorry for the delay, we are tentatively launching Verified on Friday next week.
Gold check for companies, gray check for government, blue for individuals (celebrity or not) and all verified accounts will be manually authenticated before the check is activated.
Painful, but necessary.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 25, 2022
This arrangement will apply Next Friday, December 2nd. At least that’s the date Musk mentioned and hopefully won’t change at the last minute. With this innovation, users who already have verified accounts will have to choose between paying or losing their badges in a short amount of time. something that some people have already complained about, such as famed author Stephen King.
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