Numerous fake Twitter accounts impersonated Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the Chicago Department of Transportation, and others on April 21, 2023. Fox 32 Chicago asked Daliah Saper to explain recent changes in Twitter’s verification policy that allowed for this impersonation, how social media accounts can be proactive about displaying their legitimacy, and the legal consequences of misrepresenting yourself as a public figure online.
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