Twitter Adds “Official” to Some Accounts to Combat Impersonation
By: Yusuf Balogun
In a bid to combat impersonation on its platform, Twitter is once again adding grey “official” labels to some prominent accounts.
To combat impersonation, we’ve added an “Official” label to some accounts.
However, as we just confirmed now, at least for some accounts — including Twitter’s own, as well as big companies like Huawei, Amazon, Nike and Coca-Cola.
According to Twitter executive Esther Crawford, verified accounts will now have a label that reads “Official” beneath their username along with a grey verification checkmark.
Not all previously verified accounts will get the ‘Official’ label and the label is not available for purchase
New York Post quoted Crawford as saying.
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