Cryptocurrency scammers changed handles on verified Twitter accounts and kept verified badges, making it easier to trick users to send funds to scammer wallets (BuzzFeed)

BuzzFeed: Cryptocurrency scammers changed handles on verified Twitter accounts and kept verified badges, making it easier to trick users to send funds to scammer wallets 

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Twitter says it will monitor verified users’ offline behavior and remove verification badges if behavior is inconsistent with its rules (Casey Newton/The Verge)

Casey Newton / The Verge: Twitter says it will monitor verified users’ offline behavior and remove verification badges if behavior is inconsistent with its rules 

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TripAdvisor begins placing badges next to hotels identified as locations of sexual assault; badges will remain up to three months, or longer if issues persist (Karen Schwartz/New York Times)

Karen Schwartz / New York Times: TripAdvisor begins placing badges next to hotels identified as locations of sexual assault; badges will remain up to three

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Facebook debuts three tools to help elected officials reach and better understand voters: constituent badges, constituent insights, and district targeting (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Facebook debuts three tools to help elected officials reach and better understand voters: constituent badges, constituent insights, and district targeting  — 

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