Tag Archives: Checkmark

Is Gmail’s Anti-Fraud Checkmark Trustworthy? Let’s Analyze It

Google has released a blue checkmark of authenticity that will be next to the name of the Gmail sender. The idea is to indicate that the email address with this seal is reliable, since it has passed through this verification criteria. The update, which started on May 3rd, will be automatic for accounts that already […]

15 Lifeless Celebrities Elon Musk Has Branded With Twitter’s Controversial Checkmark

(Photo) File of Anthony Bourdain, November 10, 2013, Atomic Liquors in Las Vegas. (Photo … [+] by Isaac Brekken/WireImage) WireImage Twitter CEO Elon Musk has changed his mind on the social media platform’s “blue checkmark” so many times it can be hard to keep track. But the billionaire’s latest move is the most perplexing. Musk […]

Ought to You Pay for a Checkmark on Twitter, for Yourself or Your Enterprise?

With Twitter about to make its next big push to boost take-up of its paid verification program, with the removal of ‘legacy’ blue ticksmany users are now questioning whether they should consider signing up, while brands are considering too if it’s worth forking out for a shiny new checkmark. And the answer is, it depends. […]

Twitter Previews New ‘Official’ Grey Checkmark because it Prepares to Launch its $8 Verification Plan

On the eve of the launch of Twitter’s new $8 per month verification processwhich will enable everybody to buy a prestigious blue checkmark for their account, Twitter has recognized that there is, actually, a need for an official marker for certain accounts, as a means to combat potential fraud. But rather than revise its hastily […]