Elon Musk Confirms Twitter Employees Secretly Sold Verification Badges Under Previous Management


Elon Musk revealed that Twitter staff members sold verification badges for more than $15,000 in secret.
The previous Twitter policy stated that individuals who sought and could validate their notoriety would receive free blue verification badges.
The news broke after the Wall Street Bet’s account tweeted out that some “Twitter employees were selling verification for upwards of $15,000. For certain accounts, mine included, they would refuse to verify you through the standard application”.
Musk would respond to the WSB Account by saying “yup”.
Wall Streets Bets wasn’t the only well-known person who couldn’t get a verification under the previous Twitter administration.
Doug Mastriano, a candidate for office in Pennsylvania, never obtained a verification badge despite applying for one and fulfilling Twitter’s requirements for famous candidates.

Under Elon Musk, getting a verification badge will be much easier.
For just $7.99 subscribers of Twitter Blue will receive a verification badge.
That’s a lot more affordable than $15,000.
Twitter will continue to be free for all users, but users that pay $7.99 will also be able to edit tweets and see less advertisements in addition to keeping or getting a blue verification badge.

RELATED: Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Launches New Social Media Platform “Bluesky”


The Founder and former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Twitter, Jack Dorsey has created a new social platform called ‘Bluesky,’ a social networking ecosystem based on decentralized protocols.

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2022/11/former-twitter-ceo-jack-dorsey-launches-new-social-media-platform-bluesky/


RELATED: Elon Musk has ensured the Twitter blue check is a sign of who to avoid


Apologies if you read my eulogy to Twitter last week and thought I was leaving. I only meant that the medium was dead, not that I was.

https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/twitter-blue-tick-verified-elon-musk-layoffs-b2217479.html


RELATED: Twitter’s blue check: Vital verification or status symbol?


The story of Twitter’s blue checkmarks — a simple verification system that’s come to be viewed as an elite status symbol — began with some high-profile impersonations, just as the site began taking off in 2008 and ’09.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/twitter-ap-elon-musk-celebrities-stephen-king-b2217169.html


RELATED: Elon Musk vents that ‘messed up’ activists are causing ‘massive drop’ in Twitter revenue as advertisers flee


Elon Musk took to Twitter to publicly air his grievances against so-called “activists” drawing advertisers away from his newly purchased social media platform, who he claimed were cutting into the company’s bottom line.

https://www.independent.co.uk/tech/elon-musk-twitter-price-activists-b2217886.html


REFERENCE:

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2022/11/busted-musk-confirms-twitter-employees-secretly-sold-verification-badges-previous-management/


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