Janko Roettgers / Variety:

YouTube reverses course, says channels with verification badges will keep them without appeal and channels that reach 100k subs can still apply for verification  —  A day after announcing significant changes to its verification program, YouTube announced Friday afternoon that it won’t be de-verifying existing creators after all.

YouTube reverses course, says channels with verification badges will keep them without appeal and channels that reach 100k subs can still apply for verification (Janko Roettgers/Variety)
Source: Tech Meme