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Musk Warns To Boot Twitter Account Impersonators

By 11/06/2022 10:19 PMNo CommentsBy YidInfo Staff

On Sunday, Elon Musk announced that any Twitter account that impersonates another would have its account permanently suspended.

After some celebrities changed their Twitter display names, not their account names, and tweeted as “Elon Musk,” the platform’s new owner issued the warning in response to the billionaire’s decision to offer verified accounts to all comers for $8 per month while he concurrently laid off a significant portion of the workforce.

Any Twitter accounts using impersonation in the future without explicitly stating “parody” will be permanently suspended, Musk tweeted. Before suspensions, Twitter would provide warnings, but when it begins to use “widespread verification, there will be no warning.”

The wealthiest man in the world claimed that “any name change at all” would need the temporary removal of a confirmed checkmark.

Following the change of her screen name to Musk on Sunday, comedian Kathy Griffin had her account terminated.

She admitted using his profile picture to a Bloomberg reporter.

Not all content moderators were fired. Lol,” Griffin quipped on Mastodon, an alternative social networking site that she recently created

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