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Elon Musk Tweets Imminent Warning

Thank God this is finally happening. …

According to Elon Musk, all those legacy blue checks will have until 4/20 to sign up for Twitter Blue—if they don’t they’ll lose that once-coveted blue checkmark that some of them paid upwards of $20,000 for. …

As you can already tell, they’re salty, all the leftists, Democrats, and deep-state FBI operatives who once dominated the platform through these verification badges are pissed—I would be too if I paid $20k when I could have paid $8.

I honestly can’t tell if he is joking about the exact date or not, but Musk previously announced plans to shift to the fully-verified model late last month, in order to generate revenue and ensure integrity on the platform.

At that point, the clock was ticking, and ticking fast, for any legacy checkmarks still on the platform.

Here’s what he had to say:

Variety explains:

Musk is making the switch to paid verification in order to generate much-needed revenue for Twitter — although it is not obvious that many people will actually fork over the dough for Twitter Blue.

Last fall, after the author Stephen King rejected the idea of paying for a blue check-mark (“Fuck that,” King tweeted), Musk responded, “We need to pay the bills somehow!”

But Musk also has claimed that granting Twitter verified status to any paying Jane or Joe Six-Pack is “more about treating everyone equally.”

Mashable adds:

Musk has promised to get rid of legacy blue checkmarks quite a few times now, including on April 1, but on Tuesday he tweeted the latest date out.


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