Shwetabh Gangwar, author of the rudest book ever, talks about how much perceived value we humans have given to the blue ticks and social media verifications in terms of status. He talks about how we as a society value status achieved by popularity, prettiness, and fame more than intelligence. He talks about getting a blue tick on your instagram profile has become such a big thing in today's youth. Shwetabh talks about the industry of selling blue ticks on various social media platforms.
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