Famous Twitter users disavow Musk over verification return
The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Celebrities, professional athletes and other high-profile Twitter users are once again being verified by the social media platform and they don’t know why the blue check marks reappeared – nor do they seem too happy about it.
Twitter removed the blue check icons last week from accounts that don’t pay the new $8 monthly fee, but the marks mysteriously returned over the weekend for many highly followed accounts.
Some users, including rapper Lil Nas X, are disavowing what’s become a divisive symbol of Twitter owner Elon Musk’s erratic changes to the platform, posting that they didn’t pay to get their blue check back.
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4/24/2023 4:10:27 PM (GMT -5:00)