Twitter will revise its consumer verification course of, Elon Musk stated in a tweet on Sunday, simply days after he took over one of many world’s most influential social media platforms.
“Entire verification course of is being revamped proper now”, Musk stated in his tweet with out giving extra particulars on what could change.
Twitter is contemplating charging for the coveted blue examine mark verifying the identification of its account holder, expertise e-newsletter Platformer reported on Sunday, citing two individuals accustomed to the matter.
Customers must subscribe to Twitter Blue at $4.99 a month or lose their “verified” badges if the venture strikes ahead, based on the report.
The CEO of Tesla Inc has not made a remaining resolution and the venture might nonetheless be scrapped however based on Platformer it’s probably that verification will turn out to be part of Twitter Blue.
Twitter Blue was launched in June final yr because the platform’s first subscription service which provides “unique entry to premium options” on month-to-month subscription foundation together with a characteristic to edit tweets.
The characteristic to edit tweets was additionally made out there earlier this month after Musk’s insistence utilizing a Twitter ballot in April asking his tens of millions of followers whether or not they needed an edit button. Over 70% had stated sure.
The billionaire has additionally requested that logged out customers visiting Twitter’s web site be redirected to Discover web page which reveals trending tweets, The Verge reported on Sunday citing staff who had been accustomed to the matter.