Twitter adds blue checks to accounts of dead celebrities

When Elon Musk first announced Twitter would start charging for verification, he said the company’s legacy “lords & peasants” system was “bullshit.” Now, just days after winding down the old system , Twitter has begun handing out blue ticks to celebrity users and accounts with more than one million followers. Among the users who received the verification but say they did not pay for the service include author Neil Gaiman , actor Ron Perlman , the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Twitter comic dril. now that i have the baneful blue mark, I undertand the pain ive wrought. i […]

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