EIGHT CRIMINALS, ABUSERS AND HARASSERS WHO REMAIN VERIFIED ON TWITTER: “All of the above have kept their blue verification badges, despite their appalling behaviour. If Twitter is set on maintaining a ‘safe space’ for the vulnerable, perhaps it would be better advised to tackle some of the real offenders, instead of a flamboyant Conservative homosexual whose main crime appears to be hurting the feelings of the most easily-offended people in the universe. Just a thought.”
By overtly politicizing their verification — and now un-verification process, Twitter’s management have left themselves wide-open to these sorts of articles. I hope they think the tradeoff was worth it.