🐕 Twitter’s Dogecoin Drama


Oh boy, there was a lot of Twitter drama this week.

Although Twitter announced it would revoke legacy verification status for its users beginning April 1, it appears only a few accounts have been removed, aside from accounts like the New York Times. It seems legacy verified accounts will be slowly removed over the next few weeks. See a recap of the news below from reporter Gavia Baker-Whitelaw.

In addition, as you probably noticed on Wednesday, Twitter’s logo on the upper left hand corner changed from the little blue bird to the Doge meme icon. While some Twitter users thought the move was a late April Fool’s Day joke, others are speculating that a new update to the app is an attempt by CEO Elon Musk to bury news of a racketeering lawsuit against him. Read reporter Jacob Seitz’s breakdown of the speculation below.


Did Elon Musk change the Twitter logo to distract from his Dogecoin lawsuit?

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Twitter seemingly backtracks on removing ‘legacy’ blue checkmarks

After announcing the end of unpaid verification, Twitter failed to deliver, causing confusion and impersonation of public figures like J.K. Rowling.

By Gavia Baker-Whitelaw, Passionfruit Contributor


Trans activist Erin Reed supports activism through content creation

‘I think it’s important as a leader of my community to directly confront people like Matt Walsh.’

By Adrienne Hunter, Passionfruit Contributor


NIL rights are changing the creator economy, and Curastory is ushering in a new era of monetization tools for athletes

‘This is the first time in history student-athletes can monetize their social media just like a YouTuber.’

By Lateefah Jean-Baptitse, Passionfruit Contributor



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