Elon Musk Twitter account displayed on a telephone display screen and Twitter emblem displayed on a display screen within the background are seen on this illustration photograph taken in Krakow, Poland on November 22, 2022.
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Elon Musk stated in a tweet Friday that Twitter would launch its delayed “Verified” service subsequent week with totally different coloured checks relying on the kind of account.
The Twitter CEO stated there could be a “gold check” for firms, a gray coloured one for presidency accounts and the present blue one for people, whether or not they’re celebrities or not.
All verified accounts shall be “manually authenticated” earlier than the examine is activated, Musk stated.
The billionaire referred to as the transfer “Painful, but necessary”
Musk’s feedback come after he was compelled to pause the $8 per thirty days Twitter Blue service, which allowed anybody to pay the subscription for the blue verification tick, after customers abused the system by impersonating manufacturers and well-known folks.
The CEO stated Monday that Twitter would delay the relaunch of its $8 per thirty days Blue Verified service. At the time, Musk stated Twitter will “probably use [a] different color check for organizations than individuals.”
Now he has given particulars on what that would appear to be.
Musk had earlier stated he deliberate to relaunch Twitter Blue on Nov. 29. Musk’s newest timeline places the relaunch on Dec. 2.
The subscription service is Musk’s try and discover a new income stream at Twitter as a part of the billionaire’s controversial shakeup on the social media agency.
Musk has fired hundreds of staff at Twitter and requested the remaining employees to decide to working “long hours at high intensity” or depart.