verified users

Apr
29
Social media verification: still a crapshoot

Social media verification: still a crapshoot

The opaque and unpredictable routes to verified status on social media, make it a desirable status symbol, and a distorting influence on social interactions
2 min read
Jan
09
WikiLeaks Task Force doxing concerns: is Twitter verification making you a target?

WikiLeaks Task Force doxing concerns: is Twitter verification making you a target?

Remember when I was amused by Twitter deciding that I’m not a journalist or in the media? Well, now
1 min read
Nov
03
You're only a journalist if Twitter and Facebook say so.

You're only a journalist if Twitter and Facebook say so.

The social media platforms decide if we are journalists or not. How… odd.
4 min read
Mar
26

Twitter sanitises @replies for verified users

Talking of services with two tiers of users, Twitter is making life nicer for its elite “verified” users: Quality filter