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Twitter's gray "official" labels for high-profile verified accounts was apparently short-lived.
The social media giant announced the additions on Tuesday, which were supposed to designate whether the company had verified the authenticity of an account.
Changes were already showing up on Wednesday morning, with several celebrity and media accounts sporting an "official" label, as well as a blue verified badge.
However, just hours after launching the feature, Twitter chief Elon Musk said he was getting rid of it.
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"I just killed it," Musk tweeted in response to a user who posted that their official label had been removed, later writing that: "Blue check will be the great leveler."
In a separate tweet, Musk said that "Twitter will do lots of dumb things in coming months," keeping what works and changing what does not.
The labels were used to distinguish accounts between those who have subscribed to Twitter Blue and those who have been authenticated by Twitter.
The site's "blue checks" are expected to soon go away for users who don't pay $8 a month for the service.