Elon Musk’s first big Twitter product paused after fake accounts spread

Posted on AllSides November 11th, 2022
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Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Twitter on Thursday night pressed pause on Elon Musk’s first major product launch — a paid-for blue check mark — after misinformation flooded the site.

Twitter rolled out Twitter Blue on Wednesday, letting users who provided an Apple ID and a phone number pay $7.99 a month to attain verification. Previously, that badge was only available to people when the company had verified their identity, often public figures and brands.

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