December 13, 2022, 06:20 – Public News Service – OSN

All accounts that were previously given blue verification checkmarks on the Twitter social network will be stripped of this badge.

The corresponding statement was made by the new owner of the platform, an American entrepreneur Elon Musk. He published the corresponding post on his own page in the social network.

According to the businessman, verification badges were previously issued on a regular basis to “corrupt and senseless” individuals.

The head of the platform noted that the implementation of these changes will require several months.

Earlier, the Public News Service reported that Elon Musk booed on stage at the comedian Dave Chappelle show. During the concert, the businessman unexpectedly took the stage. This action caused a mixed reaction from the audience.