Twitter restores blue ticks to some media outlets and celebrities

  • Non-paying accounts that had a blue tick lost it on Thursday due to the implementation of “Twitter Blue”, a new revenue-generating strategy announced last year.
  • Only a small portion of blue-ticked users subscribed – less than 5% of the 407,000 profiles affected.
  • This information was tracked by Travis Brown, a Berlin-based software developer who monitors social-media platforms.


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