accountverification

  • Twitter Gave a Gold Checkmark to a Fake, Foul-Mouthed Disney Account

    Twitter Gave a Gold Checkmark to a Fake, Foul-Mouthed Disney Account

    Twitter owner Elon Musk has tried foisting checkmarks upon celebrity accounts in a bid to popularise his paid-for verification scheme. In this way, Musk and Twitter may have been going a little too fast with its push for Twitter Blue subscriptions, and it may have pissed off the indomitable House of Mouse in the process.


  • 10 Tweets That Could Tank Company Stocks Amid the Great Un-Verification

    10 Tweets That Could Tank Company Stocks Amid the Great Un-Verification

    Last year, Elon Musk changed Twitter’s verified program from a quasi-signal that a user is notable to a pay-for-checkmark $US8 free-for-all. Immediately, trolls and comedians seized on the opportunity, making verified fake accounts for politicians, reminding people of Chiquita Banana’s involvement in genocide, and arranging a pretend, but disgusting, conversation between Ben Shapiro and Ted…