Elon accomplished his multi-billion buy simply in time for Black Friday and instantly began firing excessive executives. Then the information broke that Musk is planning to bump up the value to Twitter Blue (the paid subscription service) to a whopping $19.99 per thirty days.
And now we’ve got one other piece of the puzzle in place, as Elon himself tweeted that the platform will likely be completely cruel towards accounts that attempt to impersonate another person. Effectively, let’s not go to absolutes, in actual fact – there’s a method round this, and it entails clearly stating that the mentioned account is a parody.Moreover, any Twitter Blue account that adjustments its deal with will instantly lose the “verified” standing, though that might be solely non permanent.
This drastic measure has its roots, and it’s completely comprehensible why Elon could be just a little upset. After the acquisition many verified accounts modified their handles to impersonate Elon himself and began mocking the billionaire.
Some comedians resembling Kathy Griffin and Sarah Silverman hopped on the bandwagon simply to show the massive gap within the verification course of (which Musk is attempting to handle now). Each accounts have been suspended, so these adjustments appear to be already in place and being enforced as we kind this. Hilarious nonetheless.