If you had not already been made aware of the news — and I admire and respect everyone whose life choices means they are not — Twitter owner and exploding vehicle connoisseur Elon Musk spent the weekend further ruining his $US44 ($61) billion purchase by messing around with the remains of the platform’s “verification” system.
As the sun rose on Twitter this morning, many users found new “Official” verification badges, which had just been announced yesterday, attached to their accounts. (Kotaku notably did not; what did we do to upset you, Elon?) But before anyone could even enjoy their first lunch as double-verified elites, the badges disappeared. Twitter’s new approach…