Robert Alai, a member of the Nairobi County Assembly, has admitted that he has been paying Twitter to keep his blue badge active.
He has mentioned on his social media pages that he has been paying around $3 per month to keep the blue badge that indicates his real social media accounts.
Since then, he has backed reports that Twitter's new owner, Ellon Musk, plans to introduce a $20 monthly fee for users with verified or blue badged accounts.
"I have been paying $3 for my Twitter Blue. So $20 for Twitter verification with proper control on the other things shouldn’t be a bad thing."Robert Alai.
Just days after taking control of one of the most significant social media platforms in the world, Elon Musk said in a tweet on Sunday that Twitter would change its user verification procedure.
Twitter accounts that already have the blue tick will need to abide by this new system and pay for it. According to the latest developments, verified users will have a total of 90 days to switch to Twitter Blue before they lose their checkmark.
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