Twitter’s new proprietor Elon Musk said on Monday the social media company is holding off the relaunch of its blue check subscription service, detention from his original conditional timeline to bring back the service on the platform.
“Holding out the relaunch of Blue vindicated until there’s high confidence of stopping impersonation,” Musk said in a tweet.
“Will presumably use different color checks for organizations than individualities.”
Holding off relaunch of Blue Verified until there is high confidence of stopping impersonation.— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 22, 2022
Will probably use different color check for organizations than individuals.
The coveted blue check mark was preliminarily reserved for vindicated accounts of politicians, notorious personalities, intelligencers, and other public numbers.
But a subscription option, open to anyone prepared to pay, was rolled out before this month to help Twitter grow profit as Musk fights to retain advertisers.
Twitter had broken its lately blazoned $8 blue check subscription service, as fake accounts proliferated, and had said Twitter’s sought-after blue check subscription service will be relaunched on Nov 29.
Musk also twittered that Twitter added 1.6 million druggies this once week, “another each-time high”.
Twitter added 1.6M daily active users this past week, another all-time high pic.twitter.com/Si3cRYnvyD— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 22, 2022
Advertisers on Twitter, including big companies similar as General Motors, Mondelez International, and Volkswagen AG, have broke advertising on the platform, as they grapple with the new master.
Hundreds of Twitter workers have also been estimated to have quit last week, following a Thursday deadline by Musk that staffers subscribe up for “long hours at high intensity”, or leave.