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Twitter Prioritising “Official” Label for Government and Commercial Entities Subscribed to Twitter Blue

‘Legacy Verified’, Twitter’s new verification label, could be notable or bogus

Update (November 14, 2022): Several users* on Twitter revealed that they were not able to to sign up for the company’s $7.99 subscription service, Twitter Blue,  from the platform’s iOS app, The Verge reported. A confirmation of the fact that the company has stopped rolling out the revamped version of Twitter Blue came later in the day. It is likely that the company was compelled to suspend the launch after several subscribers started impersonating brands and noted public figures which must have triggered a meltdown among Twitter's remaining employees. It seems like nobody is surprised given that one of the most famous trolls of Twitter has now become a target of the trolls himself. Musk remained defiant and said that the microblogging platform will enable organisations to identify which Twitter accounts are associated with them. He also warned that accounts doing parody impersonations to trick people was "not ok" and these accounts engaged in parody must include “parody” in their name and not just their bio as he informed his followers that the company is adding a “Parody” subscript to the platform. https://twitter.com/David_Leavitt/status/1591312704295559168 The "Official" label tacked to verified Twitter Blue accounts announced yesterday will be initially rolled out only for governments and commercial entities. How do we know this? Yesterday, a Twitter Blue subscriber tweeted two forms of verification checkmarks—a tick next to their profile, and an "Official" label too. A few hours later, the Official tag for the individual had disappeared. Why? "I just killed it [the feature]," responded Twitter's new owner, Elon Musk.…

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