Two days ago Elon Musk and Twitter introduced this new program where users could buy a blue verification badge, something that was hard to do before hand. But if you paid $8 a month you could get a for a verification badge.
However the moment it was available people went crazy to buy them and started pretending to be other people and spread false lies. Like a user who tried to make people believe he was LeBron James.
No word just yet on why they stopped it, it might just be a glitch but we'll keep you update when we learn more.