Elon Musk confirms payment scheme for blue checkmark on Twitter

After officially acquiring the social media platform on 27 October, rumours arose that users would soon have to pay $20 (£17) each month to be labelled a verified user. Before this decision, a "Verified" blue checkmark indicated that an account had applied to Twitter claiming to represent the person or organisation in their handle and the company had verified that the account was not fraudulent. Before this decision, a "Verified" blue checkmark indicated that an account had applied to Twitter...