Twitter’s Removing of Blue Ticks Sparks Response in Leisure Business

After Twitter’s resolution to take away its verified blue ticks, figures from the leisure world took to the platform to share their ideas. The checkmark, which authenticates legacy accounts, might be taken away from all profiles, except customers opt-in to pay for Twitter Blue subscriptions. Elon Musk, who acquired Twitter in 2022 for $44 billion, stated the change was “extra about treating individuals equally” and can “provide subscribers a technique to improve and customise their Twitter expertise”. Yungblud, Sleaford Mods, Ricky Gervais, Bonehead, Tim Burgess, Duncan Jones, Charli XCX, St. Vincent, Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos, Finneas, Kings of Leon’s Nathan Followill, Stephen King, Edgar Wright, Scott Mills, Shaun Keaveny, Aisling Bea, Kerry Godliman, and Ant and Dec have been amongst those that shared their reactions.