One may very well ask, what has the heated debate on ‘Ticks and Twitter’ to do with this? There is a one-word answer—everything.
Government fighting for blue tick, be self-reliant for Covid vaccine, says Rahul Gandhi; BJP hits back
Rahul's remarks came a day after outrage over the removal of 'blue tick' badge from the personal accounts of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and RSS top functionaries
Blue badge taken off after inactivity for 6 months, incomplete accounts: Twitter on blue tick removal
On Saturday, Twitter said as per its verification policy, the platform may automatically remove the blue verified badge and verified status if the account becomes inactive or is incomplete
After Vice President's account, Twitter removes verified blue tick from RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's handle
Twitter has over the past several days removed the blue badge from the accounts of many RSS leaders whose accounts were verified by the social media platform back in 2019.
With the process being re-launched, the users will get to see the new verification option under Account Settings tab in the next few weeks.
'A year later, we deprioritised this work further to focus on protecting the integrity of the public conversation around critical moments like the 2020 US election,' Twitter said in a blog post.