Twitter suspends the verification of users


Twitter приостанавливает верификацию пользователей The company acknowledged the failure of the verification system users

The social networking site Twitter due to malfunction temporarily stopped the user authentication. This was stated by the founder of the social network, Jack Dorsey.

“We had to inform about this before: our employees in the work adhered to the rules of verification of users, but we realized that some time ago, the system failed and needed to be reviewed. We made a mistake, nothing doing. Now working hard to fix everything as quickly as possible”, — he said.

Note, a few years ago, Twitter began posting checkmark in the accounts of trusted users to distinguish real accounts from fake. This week the social network has faced criticism of its verification system after a blue icon appeared on the website of Jason Kessler, who is accused of organizing the August clashes with far-right in the city of Charlottesville in the us state of Virginia.

Earlier, representatives of Twitter announced an increase in the limit of allowed characters in messages on the social network to 280 characters.

Innovation will not apply to Japanese, Chinese and Korean languages, as they are, in the opinion of specialists, allow us to Express the idea of a smaller number of characters than, for example, English.


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