Twitter Discontinues Its Verification Program After The Breaking Of An Outrage

The blue mark is given to those who are public figures working in the fraternity of music, TV, film, fashion, government, to name a few.

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Twitter recently announced that they have discontinued its account verification exercise. The process that gives verified accounts a blue check mark next to their names social media website.

Source: mirror

Well, this announcement came when Twitter this week, verified the account of Jason Kessler who, after the death of Heather Heyer, tweeted that Heyer was a "fat, disgusting Communist" whose death was a payback

The furor then broke out and drew flak from the people for the verification and blue-ticking of Jason Kessler.

CEO Jack Dorsey, tweeted,

Earlier, Twitter had also withheld blue check mark for whistleblower Julian Assange.

Information source: huffingtonpost, usatoday

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