@Agnostic_Indian @stux If you've logged in from mstdn.social, adding :verified: after your username will give you a verified tick. It's an emoji for birdsite users suffering from their own sense of insecurity. Some also seem to be using it for "fun".
Similarly, adding :unverified: after your username will give you a cross symbol. The platform is purely open source. You're free to add what you want.
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!