Twitter to un-verify individuals who don’t pay $8/month beginning on April Fools’ Day

Close-up view of the official Twitter Blue account with its verified checkmark.

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4 and a half months after the chaotic rollout of paid checkmarks, Elon Musk’s Twitter is following by means of on a plan to take away verification from particular person accounts that do not pay $Eight per thirty days for a Twitter Blue subscription.

“Beginning April 1, we’ll be winding down our legacy Verification program and accounts that have been verified underneath the earlier standards (lively, notable, and genuine) won’t retain a blue checkmark except they’re subscribed to Twitter Blue,” a Twitter FAQ says. Twitter additionally stopped accepting purposes for verification checkmarks underneath the previous standards.

“To maintain your blue checkmark on Twitter, people can join Twitter Blue right here,” Twitter stated yesterday. “Organizations can join Verified Organizations right here.”

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