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Twitter is locking the accounts of anyone claiming to be Elon Musk

6 monthes ago   |   By The Inquirer

Alternative idea would be to change Elon Musk's name to 'Gilbert The Alien'
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Twitter locks your account if you change your display name to Elon Musk

Twitter locks your account if you change your display name to Elon Musk

6 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

In an effort to curb the cryptocurrency “giveaway” scam epidemic, Twitter will lock your account if you are not verified and change you display name to Elon Musk. Crypto-scammers and blockchain bandits are on the rise, and they will try anything to swindle unwitting victims into sending or wiring them funds - including pretending to be Musk himself. Twitter is growing tired the ever-increasing number of bots programmed to obscure their true identity and peddle fraudulent giveaway links. Typically, these bots will pose as Musk and reply to legitimate tweets from the Tesla top dog, so...
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Twitter is locking accounts posing as Elon Musk in an effort to fight cryptocurrency scams

Twitter is locking accounts posing as Elon Musk in an effort to fight cryptocurrency scams

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Twitter will now automatically lock any non-verified account which changes its display name to Elon Musk.
This is an effort to combat a recent proliferation of cryptocurrency scam-bots, which target the replies under Musk's tweets.
Any user who can authenticate their account will be allowed to retain the name Elon Musk.
Twitter has started locking any unverified accounts that change their name to Elon Musk in an effort to combat a rash of cryptocurrency scammers.
According to the Verge , any unverified account without an associated phone number will be immediately locked out if it changes...
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