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Twitter will lock your account if you pretend to be Elon Musk

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If there’s another Elon Musk out there, it just became a little bit harder for them to join Twitter.

Thanks to cryptocurrency scams, Twitter is now automatically locking any account set up on the website that makes its display name “Elon Musk.” Users who change their display name to Musk’s will be greeted by a Twitter locked account page requiring the user to solve a Google reCAPTCHA as well as verify their phone number.

SEE ALSO: For the love of god stop sending ‘Elon Musk’ your Ethereum. It’s a scam.

Twitter is taking this step after a barrage of cryptocurrency “giveaway” scams have inundated its platform.  Read more…

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