Musk told William Shatner that Twitter doesn't give VIPs special treatment. That was before Twitter's secret VIP list was released

When William Shatner expressed frustration over having to pay $8 to maintain his verified checkmark, Elon Musk responded, "There shouldn't be a different standard for celebrities imo."

As you might suspect, that means Twitter indeed has a different standard for celebrities, in the form of a special VIP list that sends their tweets to the top of people's feeds. — Read the rest