Counterfeit insulin tweet
On Friday, a counterfeit Eli Lilly account bearing a checkmark that caused many to believe the account was authentic tweeted, “We are excited to announce insulin is free now," causing havoc.

Fake Lilly Twitter Account Tweets “Insulin Is Free Now,” Temporarily Wiping Billions From Company’s Stock Value

The havoc caused by Twitter’s new policy on user identity verification struck drug manufacturer Eli Lilly last week when a counterfeit account bearing one of Twitter’s new $8 checkmarks tweeted, “We are excited to announce insulin is free now.”

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