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Confusion as Musk’s Twitter yanks blue checks from businesses

CHICAGO — Twitter has been a means for individuals to maintain observe of twister watches, practice delays, information alerts or the newest crime warnings from their native police division.

But when the Elon Musk-owned platform began stripping blue verification verify marks this week from accounts that don’t pay a month-to-month price, it left public businesses and different organizations all over the world scrambling to determine a method to be trusted.

High-profile customers who misplaced their blue checks Thursday included Beyoncé, Pope Francis, Oprah Winfrey and former President Donald Trump.

But it additionally included accounts for main transit methods from San Francisco to Paris, nationwide parks like Yellowstone and official climate trackers.

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