San Francisco. Social media platform Twitter is in a lot of discussions these days after it was acquired by Elon Musk. Elon Musk was only involved in controversies till now for charging money from the paid verification feature i.e. verified account holders on Twitter, but now he is also facing embarrassment. The matter is about verifying about 15 fake accounts from the Twitter platform by taking money. By creating a fake account, many users took the blue tick by paying $8. Already people were unhappy about all the changes on Twitter. Now Elon Musk is also facing a lot of trouble due to this matter coming to the fore. People are questioning whether the moderation policy that the new Twitter owner Musk was talking about is really successful.
Let us tell you that due to this fraud happening in Twitter Blue, America’s giant pharma company Eli Lilly has suffered a loss of $ 15 billion. In the race for verification, the fake account of former US President Donald Trump was also verified, whereas Twitter had banned Trump’s account long back.
Fake accounts on Twitter Blue stir up the company’s investors
Users have now started questioning Elon Musk, who is talking about making Twitter’s throne rule. People say that when the fake account of such a celebrity has been verified, it can be of anyone. The big thing is that the Eli Lily and Company company had to suffer a huge loss due to this. Eli Lilly & Company (LLY) investors were spooked by a blue tick tweet from a fake account of a pharma company, and its stock plunged heavily.
blue ticks on fake twitter accounts
Significantly, after being acquired by Elon Musk, Twitter has already started Blue Tick Subscription (Paid Verification Feature) 2 days ago. In this, any user could get a blue tick by paying $ 8, but many users have also started taking advantage of it wrongly. Fake accounts are now posting fake posts with blue ticks. Now in such a situation, Elon Musk has again got into a controversy.
Many users on social media are also seen making fun of Elon Musk regarding Fitter’s security policy and verification policies.