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Twitter Testing Verified Accounts for Celebrities/Bands/Brands

Posted by on June 10, 2009

twitter-logoLooks like fake Danzig’s days are numbered. Twitter is taking action against impersonators of celebrities and brands, even if they are clearly parodies. This decision follows the most recent fake twitter incident and lawsuit involving St. Louis Cardinals Manager Tony LaRussa. According to Twitter’s blog post, they’re not necessarily going to be heavy handed with banning people, but more adding a “verified account” insignia once they can confirm identities.

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