Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Twitter and its endangered verification system

Twitter, recently acquired by Elon Musk, continues to sow doubts due to the new measures that are emerging. In order to be part of the new verification system in our country, a monthly subscription of USD $11.00 must be paid to the application. Given this, the company’s first resolution to ensure that the accounts adhere was to remove the ‘blue check’ from previously verified users, thus causing thousands of Internet users to complain about the recent regulations.

The verification system was previously established due to the number of people who can create a user in order to try to impersonate an identitythus forming the famous ‘blue check’.

Elon Musk for his part indicated that took this measure because Twitter is in a fairly low economic balance and that the new verification system was going to allow any user to obtain the famous ‘check’; Faced with this, netizens around the world began to create fake accounts and post malicious information.

The first to suffer this attack was ‘Eli Lilly’, the North American pharmaceutical company lost a value of up to USD 14,000 million on the stock market due to a tweet indicating that insulin would begin to be free. The netizen, by being subscribed to the platform, had its due verification, thus causing the public to disseminate totally false information.

Twitter regrets

Given the wave of criticism he received Elon Musk, began to take a new measure allowing users with more than 1,000,000 followers to continue using their verification badgeover time new measures will continue to be allowed in order to guarantee the safety of Internet users.

Instagram and Facebook will follow in the footsteps of Twitter

the company of Goal It would be added in the future to the measure taken by Twitter. Mark Mark Zuckerberg (CEO of the platform) revealed his new project called Meta Verified, at this event a monthly subscription program was presented to obtain the verification badge, thus causing a negative reaction from all its users. This regulation sows doubt as to whether users should continue using these platforms as there is a high risk of identity theft.

Good morning and new product announcement: this week we’re starting to roll out Meta Verified — a subscription service…

Posted by mark zuckerberg on Sunday, February 19, 2023


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