It was only a matter of time, eh? Based on last week’s news regarding baseball manage Tony La Russa’s lawsuit against Twitter, Biz Stone and the gang have announced Verified Accounts – the beta version coming soon to a tweeter near you.
Verified accounts, where a person is ‘vetted’ to make certain they are who they say they are, are not new to the Web. However, they are usually only applied on sites where e-commerce activity is an option. Twitter looks to change that, and hopefully reduce their growing legal fees. [Read more…]