"We should've communicated faster on this (yesterday): our agents have been following our verification policy correctly, but we realized some time ago the system is broken and needs to be reconsidered", he wrote.
"I must be the only working class white advocate with that distinction", said Kessler.
A tweet from the social media platform's official handle further attempted to clarify its stance on the verified-profile program Thursday. "And we failed by not doing anything about it".
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Twitter argues that the decision to verify a user is based on authenticating that user's identity (and to avoid mix-ups with parody or troll accounts) and is in no way an endorsement of that user. "Working now to fix faster", tweeted CEO Jack Dorsey.
Twitter claim, however, that the blue tick is too often seen as an endorsement of a verified account by Twitter or as an indication of the account-holder's importance. When verified Twitter users engage with other users on the platform, their engagement is more likely to send a notification, and verified users have the option to only get notifications from other verified users.
In the meantime, those who are actually trying to get verified-journalists like me who need to assure sources that they are not being duped-will have to wait even longer while Twitter cleans up yet another mess.
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If you want to have your Twitter account verified, the first thing to do is to submit a request.
- Matt Novak (@paleofuture) November 8, 2017 Kessler organized the largest white supremacist rally of my lifetime, and left 1 woman dead. Nazis are ok for another couple weeks. Twitter has also verified prominent white supremacist Richard Spencer. The message is clear. And among users, the blue checkmark has become a sort of status symbol that implies legitimacy-many are more likely to trust a verified account simply due to its verified status.
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