twitter verification manual authentication december 2

Twitter relaunched its verification program last May after a hiatus of more than three years, but it was paused again after Elon Musk took over Twitter. However, Musk has announced that Twitter will “tentatively” launch Verified on December 2 and manually authenticate all verified accounts before the check activates.

Manually authenticating verified accounts is definitely a good idea because after Musk’s takeover of Twitter, the company started offering the blue check marks to eligible Twitter Blue subscribers as well without actually verifying identities, which led to verified accounts…