Musk made a drastic decision on verified Twitter accounts

Elon Musk announced that he will remove the blue ticks from the accounts. According to what was reported, the measure will affect users who are not subscribed to Twitter Blue.

The owner of the social network guarantees the decision in a response to the message sent to him by a television host and actress from India.

“The legacy blue checkmarks will be removed soon. Those are the ones that are truly corrupted,” he said.

Elon Musk will remove the blue tick on some accounts

Last year, Musk had announced that Twitter Blue would cost $8 per month, but which is priced differently for various markets. The Tesla and SpaceX owner had defended the highly critical paid verification plan by saying the blue checkmark will be the “great leveler.” “

Generalized verification will democratize journalism and empower the voice of the people,” he had tweeted.

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New verification service

In November of last year, Musk launched a new verification service. The goal was distinguish between different classes of users and generate much-needed income.

In this way, the companies have a symbol of golden verification, protecting them from accounts with blue checkmarks. Meanwhile, the gray check marks would be for the accounts of Government.

The individuals who pay for Twitter Verified would get marks of blue check. It should be noted that all verified accounts are manually authenticated.

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