submitted 1 month ago by some_guy@lemmy.sdf.org to c/news@lemmy.world

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

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[-] stanleytweedle@lemmy.world 46 points 1 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@lemmy.world 69 points 1 month ago* (last edited 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 32 points 1 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 10 points 1 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.

[-] PoliticallyIncorrect@lemm.ee 2 points 1 month ago

Never underestimate the amount of human dumbness..

[-] lawrence@lemmy.world 1 points 1 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.

[-] Gloria@sh.itjust.works 24 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

Elon business genius at work:

[-] AnAngryAlpaca@feddit.de 13 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

Next Change: Twitter blue check is replaced by a swastika image.

[-] some_guy@lemmy.sdf.org 1 points 1 month ago

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

Looks like cyber bulling musk stans is back on thr menu.

[-] comador@lemmy.world 3 points 1 month ago

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

[-] homesweethomeMrL@lemmy.world 2 points 1 month ago

I have a feeling we'll find out

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