Micro-blogging platform Twitter has stated that telephone verification is required to get a verified blue checkmark, to stop impersonation of accounts.
Twitter posted an image on Sunday which talked about, “Blue subscribers with a verified phone number will get a blue checkmark once approved.”
Later, Esther Crawford, the product supervisor at Twitter, stated that the micro-blogging platform added a assessment step earlier than customers are granted a blue checkmark.
Crawford wrote: “We’ve added a review step before applying a blue checkmark to an account as one of our new steps to combat impersonation (which is against the Twitter Rules).”
On Crawford’s tweet, a number of customers requested her their doubts relating to the brand new modifications in Blue subscription service.
While one consumer requested: “Will there be ID verification?”
“We don’t have ID verification in this update,” Crawford replied.
Another wished to know: “If we already signed up for $8 on iOS, will it stay or increase?”
To this Crawford replied, “you’ll get a price increase notification and can choose to remain a subscriber on iOS or switch to web –it will be entirely up to you.”
Meanwhile, Twitter had introduced to relaunch its Blue subscription service with verification on December 12, that may value $8 for Android customers and $11 for iPhone house owners per thirty days.
Musk raised the value of Twitter Blue subscription service from $8 to $11 for iPhone customers, to maintain the 30 per cent minimize that Apple takes on revenues from iOS apps on its App Store.