Elon Musk’s latest stupid Twitter idea could kill off the platform for good

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We’re not even a week in from Elon Musk becoming the owner (or ‘Chief Twit’ as he calls the position) of Twitter, and already his plans for overhauling the verification process sounds like a terrible idea.

According to The Verge (opens in new tab), Musk is planning to raise the monthly price of Twitter Blue, which gives you the ability to edit tweets, as well as get custom icons and exclusive features, from $4.99 / £4.99 / AU$5.99 to $19.99 / £19.99 / AU$20.99. By subscribing, Twitter Blue users will also now be verified, which gives them a blue tick next to their …

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