Twitter started removing the blue checkmarks from user profiles on Thursday, which led to some well-known people losing their verified statuses, including Beyonce and Pope Francis.
The legacy verification symbol that was once displayed next to the names of some Ghanaian celebrities who haven’t signed up has since been removed.
Elon Musk, the owner, is overhauling the social media company in an effort to make a profit.
Users must spend $84 (£67) per year to subscribe to Twitter Blue in order to keep the check next to their name.
Others kept their ticks while some lost theirs.
LeBron James still has a blue tick, which is a “complimentary subscription” given to him by Elon Musk, despite having stated that he would not pay to be confirmed.
After being sued by a former professional baseball player for fake accounts, the firm first introduced the verification tool in 2009.
The blue check evolved into a status and authority emblem. However, Mr. Musk wants users to pay to be verified on the new Twitter version.