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If you want a checkmark on Twitter now, you're going to have to pay for it


The old blue checkmarks for notable Twitter accounts are being sunsetted next month. Here are all the new checkmarks and rules being introduced.
Twitter is retiring its blue checkmarks for  “authentic, notable, and active” accounts, such as those for government figures, entertainers, athletes, activists, content creators, or journalists. 
Owner and CEO Elon Musk had claimed earlier that “Twitter’s legacy Blue Verified is unfortunately deeply corrupted, so will sunset in a few months.” Going forward, blue checkmarks will be reserved for Twitter Blue active subscribers. 
For this fee, besides the checkmark, users have been promised the ability to edit tweets within the first half hour; organize and bookmark tweets, customize their Twitter app icon and Twitter page; an “undo tweet” button that allows you to retract a tweet after you send it, but before other Twitter users can see it; and 2FA security via text.

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