No coherent strategy. X circles the drain. You gotta love it. Oh, Lonnie…

  • @stanleytweedle@lemmy.world
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    461 month ago

    I can’t really understand people that would pay for a blue checkmark at all but somehow paying for one and hiding it is even more confusing.

    • Ghostalmedia
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      1 month ago

      The people hiding their checkmark are not paying for the checkmark. They’re primarily paying to remove the restrictions Musk has thrown on free accounts. More ads, buried posts and replies, etc.

      These folks are embarrassed about supporting Musk, but they’re still addicted to their old Twitter habit. They’re the addict who is sneaking drinks in the garage.

      • @drislands@lemmy.world
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        321 month ago

        Not just that – Twitter started automatically granting the blue check to any account followed by a certain number of accounts with the check. These people never paid but are being labeled as if they did.

    • @PapstJL4U@lemmy.world
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      101 month ago

      The blue checkmark became a bad symbole so twitter started to give out blue checkmarks for notable people for free to increase the value of the blue checkmark.

      However, the people started to hide the unwillingly gotten checkmark.

      Now, Twitter stops this.

      • @lawrence@lemmy.world
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        11 month ago

        I don’t care at all about the blue checkmark, but I wish I could write longer texts on Twitter and the edit feature.

        I wouldn’t pay for that though.

    • @some_guyOP
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      11 month ago

      Made me laugh out loud. Thanks! Also, completely the plan. Sorcerer.

  • comador
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    31 month ago

    Bet he would still use TwitterX to post his garbage even if he were the last user on the site.