Twitter’s top 500 advertisers could get free verification

Twitter intends to impose a $1,000 monthly verification fee on organizations, but will exempt its 500 biggest advertisers and the 10,000 most-followed organizations with prior verification, according to an internal document acquired by The New York Times. All accounts purchasing verification would undergo a review to ensure they were not engaging in impersonation, the document … Read more

Twitter’s New Verification System Has Blue & Gold Checkmarks

Twitter is launching a modified version of its verification system, which includes gold checkmarks for businesses and unique labels for official accounts. The new system aims to correct problems that surfaced during the initial rollout of Twitter CEO Elon Musk’s Blue Verified program, which allowed anyone to purchase a blue checkmark for an eight-dollar monthly … Read more