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Celebrities Lose Twitter Verification Checkmarks

Post by : Hillary Musyoki

A huge number of twitter users have lost their verification checkmarks, from Beyonce, Kim Kardashian to Lady Gaga and other twitter users.

The company’s CEO Elon Musk announced the removal of twitter blue checkmarks . He set April 20 as the date for removing the blue checkmarks, announcing his intention earlier.

Many of the twitter users thought that it was a joke been done by the CEO, however when many of them opened heir accounts no blue checkmark appeared on their accounts.

For years , blue checkmarks have been used on various apps , Twitter been one of them, they are used to serve as the social media platform verification sysytem, distinguishing prominent public figures from all the others.

However after buying the social media platform, Elon Musk decided to change the rules, as he is now charging $8 a month for subscriptions that come with blue checkmarks , and getting rid of the legacy checkmarks.

Many of the celebrities’ have found fault with Elon’s move, including Le Bron James who said he wouldn’t pay for the blue checkmark.

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