Category: Verification

Twitter Verification Purge Targets Mediaite Journalist Who Reported on Obama Spying
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Twitter Verification Purge Targets Mediaite Journalist Who Reported on Obama Spying

Twitter appears to have removed its blue “verified” checkmark from a number of users on the platform over the past few days, a purge that included Rudy Takala, a journalist for Mediaite who reported on former President Obama’s abuse of government surveillance powers. Takala reported that Twitter removed his “verified status” an hour after he…

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