"Verification was meant to authenticate identity and voice but it is interpreted as an endorsement or an indicator of importance". When verifiedTwitter users engage with other users on the platform, their engagement is more likely to send a notification, and verified users have the option to only get notifications from other verified users.
Given the furore over Kessler's blue tick, it's worth asking how a white supremacist can end up getting verified in the first place.
Twitter have announced that they will be pausing general verification while they evaluate the verification system.
Still, there was strong uproar over Kessler's verification, with many wondering why Twitter chose to give the white nationalist the blue badge - especially after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted last month that the social media site would "take a more aggressive stance" in enforcing rules against "unwanted sexual advances, non-consensual nudity, hate symbols, violent groups, and tweets that glorifies violence".
It started off as a way for people to differentiate between real accounts and hoax accounts; it was simply identity verification.
Many on Twitter are questioning the social media giant's decision to verify Kessler, with some threatening to delete their accounts.
Twitter has more than doubled its character allowance for display names.
Twitter's official support account confirmed that its verification system had been "paused" following the backlash.
Verification is denoted by a blue checkmark on the user's profile.
Strictly speaking, Twitter verification is not an endorsement of views.
The Russian law on foreign agents in recent years has been used on nongovernmental groups that do not toe the Kremlin party line. It would require RT to label anything it produces - making it clear its reports are distributed on behalf of the Russian state.
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