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Elon Musk Delaying Twitter Blue Checkmark Launch, May Offer Different Colors for Organizations

Elon Musk said that he was delaying the relaunch of the Twitter Blue Verified checkmark after users abused the system and pretended to be celebrities, government officials, and legitimate organizations following an earlier launch.
“Holding off relaunch of Blue Verified until there is high confidence of stopping impersonation,” Musk stated in a tweet on Tuesday. “Will probably use different color check for organizations than individuals,” he said, without giving any further details on the new system, while many users pitched in their ideas for a robust checkmark.
“One color for public figures and institutions, another color for people who sign up for verification,” said far-right political commentator James Lindsay, who was previously banned on the platform. Musk had said that the Blue Verified will be rolled out starting Nov. 29, and that he was waiting for it to be “rock solid.”…

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