Comedian Kathy Griffin gets her Twitter account suspended for mocking Elon Musk

Comedian Kathy Griffin gets her Twitter account suspended for mocking Elon Musk
Actress Kathy Griffin’s Twitter account has been temporarily disabled. (REUTERS/Danny Moloshok)

Twitter The actress’s account was disabled Kathy GriffinAfter he changed the identity of the new owner of the company, Elon Musk.

The social network was recently implemented Changes to your policies to prevent phishing The stage and comedian, along with other users, changed his account name to Musk, which he was allowed to do under the new rules.

“In the future, Any Twitter user who engages in phishing without clearly stating “parody” will be permanently suspended.”, the businessman posted on his account this Sunday.

Kathy Griffin has changed her Twitter name to Elon Musk
Kathy Griffin has changed her Twitter name to Elon Musk

The president said he wanted to change the social network “The world’s most secure information source.”

In this way, Musk gradually gives clues to his ideas about the network, which he considers his “mission” and believes that the accuracy of the information spread on Twitter should make it the most reliable source “so far”.

On the other hand, social networking Twitter It has decided to delay the launch of its new payment plan Verified accounts until later Mid-term elections Inside AmericaAs reported this Sunday The New York Times.

A decision to delay the operation proposed by the new owner of the company, Elon MuskIt comes after widespread public backlash because the move would make it more difficult to distinguish between real users and those pretending to be celebrities and politicians.

Twitter’s verification mark, which has long been used to confirm the credibility of government officials, prominent figures and journalists, has drawn particular criticism. Because of the fear that it might influence US elections.

Elon Musk wants to build Twitter "The world's most secure information source".  (REUTERS/Given Ruvik/File)
Elon Musk wants to make Twitter “the world’s most secure source of information.” (REUTERS/Given Ruvik/File)

However, the change in the payment plan’s release date comes a day after the platform launched an updated version of its app for iOS — Apple’s operating system for phones, in which users can Those who pay eight dollars a month can agree to receive a blue check mark.

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More specifically, the latest app update It’s described as a new verification feature in the Apple App Store “Just like the celebrities, businesses and politicians you already follow.”

Twitter did not immediately respond to a request for comment NYT Decision to defer collection action.

The changes to Twitter’s verification process come a week after Elon Musk took control of the social media giant. 44 billion dollar deal.

(With information from Europa Press and Reuters)

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