Elon Musk mentioned in a tweet Friday that Twitter would launch its delayed “Verified” service subsequent week with totally different coloured checks relying on the kind of account.
The Twitter CEO mentioned there could be a “gold examine” for firms, a gray coloured one for presidency accounts and the present blue one for people, whether or not they’re celebrities or not.
All verified accounts might be “manually authenticated” earlier than the examine is activated, Musk mentioned.
The billionaire referred to as the transfer “Painful, however needed”
Musk’s feedback come after he was pressured to pause the $8 per thirty days Twitter Blue service, which allowed anybody to pay the subscription for the blue verification tick, after customers abused the system by impersonating manufacturers and well-known individuals.
The CEO mentioned Monday that Twitter would delay the relaunch of its $8 per thirty days Blue Verified service. On the time, Musk mentioned Twitter will “in all probability use [a] totally different coloration examine for organizations than people.”
Now he has given particulars on what that might appear to be.
Musk had earlier mentioned he deliberate to relaunch Twitter Blue on Nov. 29. Musk’s newest timeline places the relaunch on Dec. 2.
The subscription service is Musk’s try and discover a new income stream at Twitter as a part of the billionaire’s controversial shakeup on the social media agency.
Musk has fired 1000’s of workers at Twitter and requested the remaining employees to decide to working “lengthy hours at excessive depth” or go away.