Twitter relaunched the blue check verification last May, but it was stopped after Elon Musk took over Twitter. However, Musk wants to relaunch again in December but with a manual authentification for all verified accounts before the check activates.
The manual authentification for verified accounts is a good idea for Twitter to recheck that verified account since the company launched Twitter Blue subscribers without verifying identities, leading to verified accounts impersonating famous figures and brands.
Musk will make the Twitter check marks in three colors – gold, grey, and blue. Gold for companies, grey for governments, and blue for individuals.
The individuals will have a small logo to show they belong to an organization if verified as such by that organization.
However, there needs to be clearer information about the criteria to verify accounts or if it will be updated. Musk wants to get more clarity during its explanation on verification next week.
We hope the verification process will make more sense since the random profiles don’t meet the criteria, but they have a blue check mark. Of course, many users need clarification about these new regulations.
According to the GSMArena Twitter account, this popular tech media has declined the verified status multiple times since last year because it isn’t “notable” enough. It’s very ironic and could create confusion for more accounts.
Musk is still promising “free speech to its platform and against the fake accounts and spam bots on Twitter. He promises that manual verification can block all chances for fraud and fake accounts in the future.