Elon Musk Twitter account shown on a phone screen and Twitter logo design showed on a screen in the background are seen in this illustration image taken in Krakow, Poland on November 22, 2022.
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Elon Musk stated in a tweet Friday that Twitter would release its postponed “Verified” service next week with various colored checks depending upon the kind of account.
The Twitter CEO stated there would be a “gold check” for business, a grey colored one for federal government accounts and the existing blue one for people, whether they are celebs or not.
All validated accounts will be “manually authenticated” prior to the check is triggered, Musk stated.
The billionaire called the relocation “Painful, but necessary”
Musk’s remarks followed he was required to stop briefly the $8 monthly Twitter Blue service, which permitted anybody to pay the membership for the blue confirmation tick, after users abused the system by impersonating brand names and popular individuals.
The CEO stated Monday that Twitter would postpone the relaunch of its $8 monthly Blue Verified service. At the time, Musk stated Twitter will “most likely usage [a] various color look for companies than people.”
Now he has actually offered information on what that might appear like.
Musk had earlier stated he prepared to relaunch Twitter Blue onNov 29. Musk’s newest timeline puts the relaunch onDec 2.
The membership service is Musk’s effort to discover a brand-new income stream at Twitter as part of the billionaire’s questionable shakeup at the social networks company.
Musk has actually fired countless workers at Twitter and asked the staying employees to devote to working “long hours at high intensity” or leave.