Elon Musk announced that Twitter would suspend the accounts of the users involved in “impersonation” without clearly specifying “parody.” Previously Musk warned the users before the suspension.
Going forward, any Twitter handles engaging in impersonation without clearly specifying “parody” will be permanently suspended— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 6, 2022
Previously, we issued a warning before suspension, but now that we are rolling out widespread verification, there will be no warning.— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 6, 2022
This will be clearly identified as a condition for signing up to Twitter Blue.
Various accounts that changed their name to Elon Musk and ridiculed him have proactively been suspended or put behind a warning sign.
Any name change at all will cause temporary loss of verified checkmark— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 6, 2022
Twitter’s tycoon new proprietor assumed control over the organization toward the end of last month.
Toward the end of last week, he laid off around half of the organization’s workforce. Musk affirmed intends to permit users to purchase blue-tick, confirmed status.
Billionaire Elon Musk has recently said he went against permanent suspension on Twitter, including that of Mr. Donald Trump’s official account. Musk said last week that suspended Twitter accounts would not be restored until “a clear process for doing so.” Additionally, Twitter’s CEO pointed out that he was not suspending user accounts for following his private plane.
The New York Times wrote Sunday that Twitter was deferring the rollout of confirmation marks of approval to endorsers of its further assistance until after Tuesday’s US midterm races. At the end of the week, the online entertainment web page’s site application started offering an update that will charge $8 (£7) a month for its blue, confirmed mark.
On Friday, Musk said Twitter was losing more than $4m each day, demanding that this gave him “no choice” over separating around a portion of the company’s 7,500-strong employees.
The cuts and Elon Musk’s furious support of free speech have caused conjecture that Twitter could dilute its endeavors on content moderation.
United Nations human rights chief Volker Turk wrote an open letter to Elon Musk to warn him that Twitter must avoid intensifying harmful content.
Elon Musk’s Twitter recently suspended American Comedian Kathy Griffin’s Twitter account. Users on social media highly condemn him for his moves.
@owillis twitted: “MAD MUSK RAGES AT TWITTER PARODIES, BANS “IMPERSONATION” AFTER MOCKERY SOARS.”
Except there is no actual ID verification via the new blue. This itself is becoming parody. https://t.co/YHY7FQGkDr— Dan Primack (@danprimack) November 6, 2022