While the literal meaning of a check mark was about verifying identity, having a check mark has also evolved into a pseudo endorsement from the company - a confirmation that Twitter valued someone as important. "Working now to fix faster". Twitter, which tends to quickly verify accounts belonging to journalists and public figures, describes the blue checkmark as a symbol indicating an account's authenticity, meaning that it belongs to the person "of public interest" who claims to use it.
"We recognize that we have created this confusion and need to resolve it", Twitter explained on Thursday. White-nationalist figure Milo Yiannopoulos was "un-verified" a year ago amid a free-speech controversy without much explanation, and has since been banned from the platform.
The decision sparked fury from many who said that, by verifying Kessler, the platform was legitimizing his views and giving him a platform.
Conor McGregor throws a punch at an official
Upon being confronted, McGregor slaps the the official before his teammate Ward runs over to him. This is the second time in less than a month the two have been involved in a cageside kerfuffle.
Rian Johnson Tackling a New Trilogy
Now, Disney has announced an all-new trilogy that is set to be crafted by Rian Johnson , director and writer of The Last Jedi . Experience rich and living Star Wars multiplayer battlegrounds across all three eras: prequel, classic, and new trilogy.
If you want to have your Twitter account verified, the first thing to do is to submit a request. With the amendment, Dorsey announced that Twitter would "take a more aggressive stance in our rules and how we enforce them".
It is negative, as 12 investors sold RPX Corp shares while 43 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 154 raised stakes. Alpha Cubed Investments LLC's holdings in NVIDIA Corporation were worth $866,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
The letter continued: "If necessary, force may be used to relocate those who refuse to move voluntarily for your own sake". Mr Albanese said the centre was supposed to be a processing centre, but instead became a place of indefinite detention.
Attorney Malcolm LaVergne on Thursday told The Associated Press that Simpson received a trespass notice from the hotel Wednesday. LaVergne denied that Simpson had been intoxicated while at the venue, on the Las Vegas Strip.
The UCLA team was in Hangzhou to visit the headquarters of Alibaba, the e-commerce giant which is sponsoring Friday's game. Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott said the conference was directing specific questions about what transpired to UCLA .
Trump may also board one of the carriers in person to demonstrate the USA firepower and its regional security commitment. Speaking in Tokyo on Monday, Trump renewed his warning that the "era of strategic patience" with North Korea was over.
The U.S. intelligence agencies allege that RT served as a tool for the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. He stressed that foreign agent status could be very risky for RT staff and all those who interact with this TV channel.
The House of Mouse will also develop an original live-action Star Wars TV series for its direct-to-consumer SVOD service . They include a live-action Star Wars series, plus television series based on High School Musical and Monsters Inc .
While none of the women report having sex with Moore, all say they were inappropriately touched and had other unwanted advances. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell said Moore should withdraw from the race 'if these allegations are true'.
According to a report, it appears that when the smartphone is exposed to colder weather it renders the touchscreen unresponsive. Low- or high-temperature conditions might cause the device to change its behaviour to regulate its temperature.
It is said to come with enhanced 20MP+20MP dual-camera setup on the back, compared to 16MP+16MP sensors seen in OnePlus 5. Although the dimension will remain the same on OnePlus 5T, it will feature a larger FHD+ display of 6-inches.
He will write and direct the first movie in the new trilogy, which Lucasfilm has not announced a timeline for. Abrams) and Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (who were replaced by Ron Howard).
Sean Parker on Facebook: We created a monster
Parker, speaking at an Axios event, pulled back the curtain on Facebook's early days, saying it was created to consume people. Parker said he would tell early holdouts to the platform that "we'll get you eventually".
Alibaba's Singles Day sales hit $5B in first 15 minutes
Each year Alibaba holds a slickly produced live-streamed and televised countdown gala that has become more and more extravagant. Comparing Single's Day to Amazon's "Prime Day" gives a good idea of the massive scale of the holiday.
What Are Analysts Report About JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)
Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 72,645 shares in the company, valued at $262,974.90. Net sales fell 1.7 percent to $2.81 billion in the fiscal third quarter, beating analysts' estimates of $2.77 billion.
Hope Solo accuses Sepp Blatter of sexual assault
According to The Guardian , Blatter has denied the incident taking place, saying: "This allegation is ridiculous ". Solo told Portugese publication Expresso that Blatter grabbed "my ass" at the January 2013 Ballon d'Or ceremony.
Car Rams Into Crowd Near School in Southern France
A driver was arrested after the collision, and the Toulouse prosecutor has been called to investigate, the ministry said. One hundred Chinese students were enrolled this year on an MBA course at the institute, the local paper said.
Pakistan to allow Kulbhushan Jadhav a visit from his wife
India has been trying to arrange a meeting of Jadhav with his family but Pakistan had not accepted visa applications so far. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said a Note Verbale to this effect was sent to the Indian High Commission here on Friday.
First look at new 'Doctor Who' star Jodie Whittaker
It shouldn't be too surprising that some people were quick to point out that they didn't like this new outfit at all. Because this is a really exciting time and Doctor Who represents everything that's exciting about change.
Louis CK accused of sexual misconduct by five women
Another anonymous woman said C.K. masturbated in front of her in his office on The Chris Rock Show in the late 90's. After sharing what happened to friends in the entertainment community, they said they faced backlash.