Social Media

Twitter starts rolling out the ‘Official’ checkmarks again

Earlier this week, Twitter started rolling out a secondary checkmark to distinguish between users who had paid for Twitter Blue and official, genuine companies. During this busy week, Twitter has made a lot of changes, including rolling out Twitter Blue to all users, enabling verification for everyone who is willing to pay. Twitter also started rolling out a secondary grey verification checkmark, which seemed to be for all users who had previously […]

Elon Musk has banned all Twitter employees from working remote

During an internal all-hands meeting yesterday, Elon Musk has revealed that all employees must work from the office, effectively banning all working from home activities. All employees must spent at least 40 hours a week in the office. He did mention that there is an, quote “exception basis for exceptional people.” What this means is probably up to Elon to decide. “Now, if somebody’s contribution is so significant that they […]

Twitter isn’t offering Twitter Blue verification to new accounts

Yesterday, Twitter started rolling out its new revamped Twitter Blue subscription, allowing anyone with £6.99 UK or $7.99 US to pay for a “verified account.” However, just a day later, Twitter has now stopped offering this, following countless fake and impersonators starting abusing the system. Users who have joined on or after 9th November are not currently able to sign up for verification. Can't imagine why all the advertisers are […]

Twitter Blue, with verification now available for $7.99 / £6.99 per month

Starting today, Twitter has started to roll out its new, revamped Twitter Blue subscription. As promised by Elon Musk, the new plan includes access to being verified for the first time, also bringing a boost to replies, mentions and search for those users who are verified. Twitter Blue is also now more expensive, priced at $7.99 in the US and £6.99 in the UK, billed per month. As well as […]

Elon axes the grey ‘Official’ checkmarks being given to individuals, only for commercial entities for now

Earlier today, Twitter rolled out a new secondary verification badge for accounts that are of notable presence. According to Esther Crawford, who works at Twitter on “early stage products” – she said that the grey tick would be used for “government accounts, commercial companies, business partners, major media outlets, publishers and some public figures.” However, this has already been canned in some form, by Twitter CEO, Elon Musk. In a […]

Twitter is now labelling public figures and others with a separate ‘Official’ checkmark

Starting today, Twitter has updated its policy with regard to public figures being verified. It is pretty much common knowledge by now that Elon Musk has been changing Twitter a lot since he took the company over only a week or so ago. One of the main changes was to how verification works, in the past public figures, journalists and celebrities were given a blue badge in order to verify […]

Twitter updates iOS app to support revised Blue plan, verification feature not live (yet)

This evening, the Twitter app on iOS has been updated to support the new updated Twitter Blue plan. In the app release notes, it lists that it contains the new verification feature, meaning anyone can subscribe for $7.99 per month and get a blue checkmark. However, as many have discovered, this feature isn’t actually live yet – the app just supports it. Twitter Blue will be expanded to the United […]

Twitter’s verification charge set to come into play next week

In a report from Bloomberg is it reported that the major changes Elon Musk is planning to make to Twitter could come into effect as soon as next week. Musk is planning to being verification check marks to everyone as soon as next week, something which has been covered heavily in the media for the past few days as well as in discussions between users. We reported earlier this week that Twitter […]

Elon Musk suggests bringing back Vine, as he now owns Twitter

It is pretty much common knowledge at this stage that Elon Musk now owns Twitter and he become the CEO of the company earlier this week too. He has suggested a few debatable changes so far, such as abolishing the current verification process and instead bundling it within Twitter Blue and then charging $8 for the privilege. However, one suggestion seemed to have gone down much easier, such as bringing […]

Twitter Blue price is to increase to $8 per month and include ability to be verified

Today, along with more updates to how Twitter works – Elon Musk has revealed that Twitter Blue will see a price rise, from $4.99 per month to $8 per month. This is $3 per month more than prior and more features will be coming soon, such as the ability to be verified, which currently has the requirement to be a known person, such as a journalists and celebrities. Twitter’s current […]