A week after giving another white supremacist a coveted blue checkmark, Twitter is taking new steps to address problems with its verification process.
The company, which previously paused its verification program following a backlash, said Wednesday it’s working on a new verification system, saying they “did not prioritize the work as we should have.”
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“Verification has long been perceived as an endorsement. We gave verified accounts visual prominence on the service which deepened this perception,” the company wrote in a tweet. “We should have addressed this earlier but did not prioritize the work as we should have.” …
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