Musk ended that system and replaced it with Twitter Blue, which is given to users who pay $8 per month and supply a phone number. Twitter Blue users agree not to engage in deception and are required to post a profile picture and name. Under the program, Twitter Blue users can write and send longer tweets and videos. Prigozhin operates troll farms that have targeted U.S. social media users in the past. A separate Twitter account claiming to represent Wagner actively uses the site to recruit fighters.
Source: ABC News March 18, 2023 12:24 UTC