The Great Paid Verification Debate
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This week Ryan and Luke sat down in their favorite pub in London and hashed out what is, perhaps, the greatest debate of our time: Whether or not paid verification on Twitter is good or bad. Luke thinks it’s fine. Ryan thinks it’s disgusting. All things considered, this stayed pretty civil. Also, literally right before we finished editing this episode Elon Musk seemingly ended the paid verified, at least temporarily. Which makes this whole conversation a bit more philosophical that practical, I suppose. Also, here’s the Quora thread that Producer Alan found. And, finally, thanks to everyone who came out to Bad Posters Club in London last night! It was a blast!! This is a public episode. If you’d like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit
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