In an effort to keep more hacked accounts from posting crypto tricks, Twitter has obviously decided to temporarily disable tweets from verified accounts. Despite the fact that the company has not yet confirmed this to us, 1Emailer staff members have encountered this with our own verified accounts. Simultaneously, we had the option to tweet using our unverified accounts. Different clients on Twitter were having a similar experience.
So far, the main tweet we’ve seen that recognizes the issue is this one from Twitter Support, which states “You might be not able to tweet or reset your secret word while we audit and address this episode.” We’ve since connected with Twitter for extra data.
While confirmed clients couldn’t tweet, they could at present retweet. A few noticeable Twitter accounts (like NBC News beneath) have taken to posting from exchange accounts and then retweeting them from their their official verified accounts as a workaround.
Most, if not the entirety of the hacked accounts from before in the day were from verified accounts, for example, Elon Musk and Barack Obama. This could be the organization’s method of forestalling a company’s way of preventing more of those crypto scam tweets from occurring, at least temporarily.
Verified Twitter accounts regularly include not just celebrities and politicians, yet in addition news sources, brands,emergency services, open travel ready frameworks, official government agencies and more.
Update 8:31pm ET: It creates the impression that the ability for verified accounts to tweet has returned, however it may be in motion. Twitter Support tweeted the following statement: