Twitter Paid Blue tick
On Monday, the paid-for verification service on Twitter will once more go live. Last month, it was put on hold because of the imposters.
The cost is still $8 a month, however accessing the app on Apple devices now carries a higher fee of $11.
Elon Musk, the owner of Twitter, has already expressed his displeasure with the commission fee Apple collects on in-app purchases in tweets.
Tweet Edit Button
The edit button is one of Twitter Blue’s supplementary features.
While many users have long called for this feature, some claim that changing a tweet after it has been widely shared increases the chance of the dissemination of false information.
Additionally, according to the platform, Blue-tick customers would see fewer adverts, have their tweets magnified above others, and be able to publish and view longer, higher-quality videos.
A blue tick was originally used as a verification technique for high-profile accounts as a sign of validity. Although they were given away free of charge, only company decided who would get one.
This, according to Mr. Musk, was unfair.
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Those who had a blue tick under the previous administration still do, but some of them also have a notification that appears when the tick is tapped that says the account is a “old verified account” and “may or may not be notable.”
These checkmarks will soon be replaced by either gold (for corporations) or grey (for others, such as authorities) badges, according to Company’s Official own account.
According to the new system, subscribers who change their names or display photos won’t have their blue tick until moderators has reviewed their account.
Twitter’s Fake Accounts
The service’s stormy initial rollout in November resulted with people pretending to be well-known brands and celebrities and paying for the blue-tick badge to give the impression that they were real.
Many people pretended to be Elon Musk.
In one case, a user posing as US pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly tweeted that “insulin is free,” sending the stock price of the real company down. However, Eli Lilly has now acknowledged that insulin pricing may be cheaper.
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Anecdotally, however, it appears that many accounts took advantage of the chance to subscribe for valid reasons.
Changes in Twitter’s Policies
Elon Musk acquired Twitter for $44 billion (£38 billion) at the end of October, and since then, he has made a lot of significant adjustments.
He said that the company was losing $4 million every day and needed to turn a profit.
For the remaining employees who work long hours, he added beds at Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco. He has also started re-enabling controversial banned accounts including rapper Ye (Kanye West), former US president Donald Trump, and influencer Andrew Tate.
Elon Musk Twitter
Additionally, Mr. Musk claims that abandoned accounts would be erased after a certain amount of time. Those who claim to treasure loved ones’ recollections of their passing are shocked by this.
The film director Rod Lurie tweeted that the narrative of his late son Hunter going missing had left his “heart broken.”
Although I’ve sworn off of using Twitter, my heart was broken when @elonmusk said he’d clean out inactive accounts. It means disappearing my beloved deceased son @hunterlurie. I am asking all of you to please, in unity, to follow his account. Here’s his most popular tweet… pic.twitter.com/X0CK8g55th
— Rod Lurie (@RodLurie) December 10, 2022
Twitter’s users cannot designate someone to manage their account after their death, unlike Facebook users, however state executors can make requests to the company.
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