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Elon Musk says Twitter will launch the “Verified” service next week

Elon Musk says Twitter will launch the "Verified" service next week

Elon Musk’s Twitter account is seen on a phone screen and the Twitter logo displayed on a screen in the background in this pictogram taken in Krakow, Poland on November 22, 2022.

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Elon Musk He said in a tweet Friday that Twitter will launch the “Verified” service next week, with different color checks depending on the type of account.

The Twitter CEO said there will be a “golden check” for businesses, gray for government accounts and the current blue for individuals, whether they’re celebrities or not.

Musk said all verified accounts will be “manually authenticated” before the check is activated.

The billionaire described the move as “painful but necessary”.

Musk’s comments come after he’s been Had to discontinue the $8/month Twitter Blue servicewhich allowed anyone to pay for a blue verification sign-up, after users abused the system by impersonating famous brands and people.

The CEO said Monday that Twitter will restart delay From $8 per month for Blue Verified. At the time, Musk said Twitter “may be using [a] Check out a different color for organizations than for individuals.”

Now provide details of what it could look like.

Musk said earlier that he The Twitter Blue relaunch is scheduled for November 29th. Musk’s latest schedule is relaunching on December 2nd.

The subscription service is Musk’s attempt to find a new revenue stream on Twitter as part of the billionaire’s controversial shake-up at the social media company.

Musk has fired thousands of Twitter employees and told the rest of the workers to do so Commit to working “long hours at high intensity” or quitting.

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