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No verification? they whine.

verification? They whine.

have to pay? Whine

free? Whine

Typical liberals.

why don’t they just use Mastodon then?

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Whine

You give whiners a bucket of gold, they'll whine it's too heavy to carry. They like everything done for them, especially thinking.

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I cannot understand why anyone would pay $8.00 for a blue check every month. I would rather give the money to the poor or feed the children in countries that need it. But to give $8.00 yen every month to a billionaire? Makes absolutely Zero sense. None.

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No verification? they whine.

verification? They whine.

have to pay? Whine

free? Whine

Typical liberals.

why don’t they just use Mastodon then?

Access to women for reproductive rights? They whine.

Rights of the LGBT+ community? They whine.

Jobs with better pay and work environment? They whine.

Better access to inclusive and quality education? They whine.

End racism and fascist ideology? They whine.

Care of the environment, water and natural resources? They whine.

Gun control to prevent more than 40,000 deaths a year from gun violence? They whine.

Achieve a country that is fair and equal for all regardless of race, sexuality and religion? Biggest drama of history..

Typical medieval conservatives..

Why don’t they just be more educated, tolerant, compasive and nice people then???..

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I think I have a Twitter account. I got it a long time ago after March 11 to keep in touch with my family stateside, but I didn't use it very much then and haven't used it for years. My question to all those people complaining about the "spreaders of information" and "hate speech." Why do you follow and get tweets from such people? If I were an active user, I wouldn't follow such, so I wouldn't see it. Unless Twitter actively puts such information on your feed, I don't see how you would know about the "spreaders of information" and "hate speech." What am I missing?

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But he "Comps" blue check marks for dead people, lol.

That's very big of him.

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It is difficult to make the whole thing more of a mess, so it is understandable that people are reacting against it. It may not have huge importance compared with the many other problems that Twitter have, but seeing how apparently some people were given the mark to make it appear as if they were supporting it (even if they didn't) seems like an easily avoidable mistake, it was obvious that at least some would openly protest being misrepresented in this way.

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Stephen King has it exactly right. Twitter should be paying people with that many followers, not the other way around.

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Typical medieval conservatives..

mine was actually on topic and related to Twitter. But nice job getting all your liberal “grievances” out. You must feeeeel so much better.

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What am I missing?

The media alerts them to tweets they haven’t seen that they are told will offend them.

then they go search it and get offended. Otherwise they would never even see ir.

-3 ( +2 / -5 )

Musk thought the blue tick would be a gold one.

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At least no more fake accs are getting the official mark. Imagine if, let's say, a fake Disney got verified...

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Whinging celebs are never happy. Take away their toys and they scream. Give them back and they scream.

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Musk is so insecure of his own new Twitter policy that he's paying for people's blue checkmark who don't want to be associated with it

Somebody could sue him for false association

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