Twitter previously suspended the premium service, which under Elon Musk granted blue-check labels to people paying $8 a month, because of a wave of imposter accounts.
A running joke between folks who work in the media has been that the only people on Twitter are journalists with "blue checkmarks" talking to one another. Of course, millions of people who aren't journalists do use it everyday.
Comedian Kathy Griffin had her account suspended Sunday for switching her screen name to Musk.
Twitter said users who “sign up now” for the new “Twitter Blue with verification” can receive the blue check next to their names “just like the celebrities, companies and politicians you already follow.”
Twitter began widespread layoffs Friday as new owner Elon Musk overhauls the social platform and some employees filed a class action lawsuit alleging not enough time was given to them before getting the boot.
The story of Twitter's blue checkmarks — a simple verification system that's come to be viewed as an elite status symbol — began with some high-profile impersonations, just as the site began taking off in 2008 and '09.
On Tuesday, Musk outlined the Twitter verification plan in a series of tweets, following pushback over reports that Twitter would start charging a fee of $20 a month.
Sara Bareilles joined 'Grey's Anatomy' writer Shonda Rhimes and 'This is Us' director Ken Olin by leaving Twitter after Elon Musk acquired the app
Twitter's users, advertisers, and employees are parsing Elon Musk's every move in an effort to guess where he might take the company.
Elon Musk ousted Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal, as well as the chief financial officer and the company’s top lawyer, two people familiar with the deal said.
A court has given Musk until Friday to close his April agreement to acquire the company after he earlier tried to back out of the deal. Neither Musk nor Twitter has said if the deal is closed yet.
On Oct. 18, George Floyd's daughter, the child's mother and their attorneys announced a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against Kanye West for his "repugnant" comments on Floyd's death during an episode of "Drink Champs".
A super app called X? A bot-free free speech haven? These are some of Elon Musk’s plans for Twitter, now that he may be buying the company after all.
A judge has delayed a looming trial between Twitter and Elon Musk.
Twitter was hit with a major outage on Thursday morning, appearing to impact its app and website, according to Down Detector.
Twitter said Tuesday it has sued Elon Musk to force him to complete the $44-billion acquisition of the social media company.
Pitched as a way to "protect your peace," it gives users an option to get away from a toxic conversation.
Elon Musk will answer questions from Twitter employees amid some workers expressing concern about his purchase of the social media company.
Several parents tell FOX 5 they reached out to Fairfax County Public Schools about their concerns regarding the controversial tweets.
Elon Musk is threatening to walk away from his $44-billion bid to buy Twitter, accusing the company of refusing to give him information about its spam bot and fake accounts.