FLOP The billionaire, who bought the social network at the end of October, postpones the launch of “Blue Verified”, an authentication linked to a paid subscription
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The implementation of the new authentication system on Twitter has been postponed. — Jaap Arriens/Sipa USA/SIPA
The first experiment, at the beginning of November, had turned to the fiasco. Elon Musk said that the launch of the new account authentication system on Twitter, which must consist of a paid subscription, would be postponed; without s’ advance on a start date.
“Blue Verified relaunch delayed up to that there is great confidence in stopping identity theft,” the new boss of the social network on Monday night at; Tuesday.
Elon Musk had announced last week that this new system would be relaunched; November 29. This subscription, open to all Twitter users for eight dollars a month, has been one of the billionaire's major projects since taking over the platform at the end of October.
A first failed activation
An activation of the service at the beginning of November on iPhone caused a a cacophony with the opening of many accounts posing as celebrities or companies. The new system had then been suspended.
The paid system that the boss of Tesla wants to launch is intended to diversify Twitter's sources of income, including health; financial depends largely on its advertising revenue.