Twitter To Remove “Legacy” Blue Checkmarks On 4/1

Ars Technica reports:

Four and a half months after the chaotic rollout of paid checkmarks, Elon Musk’s Twitter is following through on a plan to remove verification from individual accounts that don’t pay $8 per month for a Twitter Blue subscription. “Starting April 1, we’ll be winding down our legacy Verification program and accounts that were verified under the previous criteria (active, notable, and authentic) will not retain a blue checkmark unless they are subscribed to Twitter Blue,” a Twitter FAQ says.

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If you’re so inclined, there are browser extensions that show which current blue checks are being paid for.