Twitter has withdrawn its $7.99 subscription service Twitter Blue, less than one day after the product update was broadly released. The subscription, which was updated this week following Elon Musk’s $44 billion acquisition of the platform, gave users a blue checkmark next to their names. For years that check mark was an indication to users that Twitter had verified somebody’s identity, but...
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