Elon Musk says Twitter’s ticker program might return on Friday, December 2, with a brand new process for verifying particular person identities to handle impersonation points. Musk described the brand new handbook authentication course of as “painful but necessary.Verified checkmarks may even be expanded with further colours – gold for firms, grey for presidency and unique blue for particular person accounts.
Musk beforehand mentioned that Twitter “will most likely use different color check for organizations than individuals”, though that is the primary time he has given particulars. “All particular person folks checked can have [the] the identical blue head, as a result of the restrict of what constitutes “notable” is in any other case too subjective”, Musk said in a tweet. “People can have [a] tiny secondary brand that reveals they belong to a company if verified as such by that group.”
Twitter’s CEO says he’ll present an extended clarification of the way it will all work someday subsequent week.