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Twitter's solution to its verification problem is to verify everyone by Josh Horwitz (Quartz)
Twitter's coveted blue checkmarks might soon become widespread across the social network. During a Periscope chat yesterday (March 8), Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey described the company's verification process as "broken" and said it is reevaluating how it grants the status to users. His proposed solution: Make it open to everyone. “The intention is to open verification...

Decent idea. I’d hope that apps like Tweetbot would provide a “block all non-verified accounts” option.