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Here are the popular YouTubers with millions of fans that are losing their verified status and coveted grey checkmark thanks to a policy change (GOOG, GOOGL)

youtube verification checkmark

  • YouTube announced Thursday that it was overhauling the qualifications for creators to get verified on the platform.
  • Those verified creators get a checkmark next to their names on YouTube — something of a status symbol for top creators.
  • However, YouTube is also removing checkmarks from channels who no longer meet the new, stricter criteria.
  • Currently, any channel with more than 100,000 subscribers is eligible for verification, but it seems YouTube will be stricter in deciding who actually gets a coveted checkmark moving forward.
  • YouTubers with hundreds of thousands, and even millions, of subscribers have posted to social media to share that read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com