'Elon Musk Impersonators Suspended With New Policy

Suspended With New Policy

Elon Musk

tweeted Sunday that Twitter will permanently suspend any account on the social media platform that

“Going forward,

any Twitter handles engaging in impersonation without clearly specifying “parody” will be permanently suspended,” Musk

While Twitter

previously issued warnings before suspensions, now that it is rolling out “widespread verification, there will

In fact,

“any name change at all” would compel the temporary loss of a verified checkmark, the

Comedian Kathy

Griffin had her account suspended Sunday after she switched her screen name to Musk

She told

a Bloomberg reporter that she had also used his profile photo

“I guess

not ALL the content moderators were let go? Lol,” Griffin joked afterward on Mastodon, an

According to

The Hollywood Reporter, Mad Men actor Rich Sommer was also permanently suspended for adopting Musk’

During his

time as “Musk,” Sommer tweeted “okay, time to employ plan b, since they’re MAKING

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know any advertisers who are, like, kind of ‘into racism

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