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What is the new Twitter verification and what does it actually mean?

Twitter users have been voicing their discontent after losing ‘legacy’ blue ticks from their accounts, but what does this actually mean? Here, the PA news agency explains the changes on the social media platform. What has just happened? On Thursday (April 20), Twitter began removing legacy Verified checkmarks from hundreds of thousands of accounts. The checkmark […]

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Hate speech on Twitter is rising under Elon Musk, say campaigners

Hate speech on Twitter is rising under Elon Musk’s ownership, online safety campaigners have said, despite the billionaire’s claims that it has been declining. The Centre for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) said Mr Musk’s recent tweet suggesting that hate speech impressions are down by a third was “misleading” because it focused on how often tweets […]

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