Twitter may eventually let anyone become verified

Twitter may eventually let anyone become verified

Dorsey said Twitter plans to "highlight" these accounts as such, "so that people know that this is meant to be entertaining and not something that is necessarily factual and real". Twitter eventually began verifying other users including artists, journalists and other people of interest who were active on the platform. "Twitter stands behind this person, Twitter believes that this person is someone that - what they're saying is great and authentic, which is not what at all what we mean by the checkmark".

However, the social media platform has struggled to come to a universally applicable solution for use of the verified status.

It responded by rescinding the verification of the so-called "alt-right" users, but has admitted this isn't a long-term solution for the "broken" verification process.

After closing down its verification program past year, Twitter seems to be working on redefining what exactly that blue check mark means.

"The intention is to open verification to everyone", Dorsey said during the stream.

Other users complained that this gave these people more credibility, and suggested Twitter was endorsing their views. In November, for example, Twitter stopped handing out new verified badges when the organizer of a white supremacist rally received one.

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Gasca said that verification was supposed to mean "identity", "status" and a way to "counter impersonation".

As Twitter previously noted, the goal is to come up with metrics to measure the health of the interactions on Twitter.

Introduced in 2009, initially, the blue check mark distinction was bestowed primarily on celebrities, athletes and public figures to check impersonators.

Last week, Twitter announced new policy changes to combat the amount of spam and bot activity on the site by restricting simultaneous posts with identical content across multiple accounts.

"That's going to be uncomfortable for us in many ways, but we want to be very open and very vulnerable with you all about what we're facing and what our challenges are". It has said that it is preventing cryptocurrency-related accounts of running scams on its platform. From 2009 to 2012, she was an award-winning syndicated columnist for a number of daily newspapers from NY to Texas.

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