Twitter halts 'broken' verified-profile system (page 2)

Twitter today announced that it has decided to “pause” its verification system following criticism that the company had to face when it verified the account of Jason Kessler, an organizer of the Unite the Right protest. Twitter has thus suspended the process of verifying users on its platform and has said that it’s working on a new system now. A verified account on Twitter carriers a blue checkmark to denote that it’s an official profile. The checkmark used to be hard to come by when Twitter hadn’t opened up the verification floodgates to its general userbase.“Verification was meant to authenticate identity & voice but it is interpreted as an endorsement or an indicator of importance,” Twitter said in a tweet, adding that it recognizes that this has created confusion which needs to be resolved.The company said that it has decided to pause all general verifications as it works. Twitter says that it will respond back with more details about a revamped general verification pr

Twitter halts 'broken' verified-profile system

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