Twitter removes blue tick verification from ‘Friends of RSS’ profile, removes 200 followers; Netizens allege ‘Sanghophobia’

    10-Jun-2021   
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In yet another incident that exposes twitter’s ‘Sanghophobia’, the micro-blogging site removed the ‘blue tick’ verification from the profile of ‘friends of RSS’. In addition to that 200 followers were removed from their follower's list.
 
Last day Twitter had removed the blue tick verification from the profile of RSS Sarsanghchalak Dr Mohan Bhagwat. Following a massive uproar from the Twitter users, later Twitter was forced to restore the blue tick.
 
Rattled Twitter forced to defy ‘ToolKit’ Masters following public outrage, restores #BlueTick on RSS Sarsanghchalak Dr Mohan Bhagwat’s Profile
 
In a huge setback to Twitter, which had removed the ‘Blue Tick’ from the profile of RSS Sarsanghchalak Dr Mohan Bhagwat, the social media giant was forced to correct in action following a massive public outrage by the Netizens.
 
Twitter had un-verified RSS Sarsanghchalak’s profile claiming that there were no tweets in the past 6 months, while many of the profiles unattended in years were still carrying ‘Blue Ticks’.
 
Twitter has been accused of behaving in a biased manner and the social media giant had to receive a lot of flank for its actions in the ‘Congress-Toolkit-Episode’,
 
Also, today Twitter was served the final notice by the ministry of IT for compliance with India’s new IT act.