Twitter Blue: Are charges coming for verified users?


Twitter will revise its consumer verification course of, Elon Musk stated in a tweet on Sunday, simply days after he took over one of many world’s most influential social media platforms.

“Whole verification course of is being revamped proper now,” Musk said in his tweet with out giving extra particulars.

Twitter is contemplating charging for the coveted blue examine mark verifying the id of its account holder, expertise publication Platformer reported on Sunday, citing two individuals accustomed to the matter.

Users must subscribe to Twitter Blue at US$4.99 a month or lose their “verified” badges if the venture strikes ahead, in accordance with the report.

The CEO of Tesla Inc has not made a last determination and the venture might nonetheless be scrapped however in accordance with Platformer it’s seemingly that verification will grow to be part of Twitter Blue.

Separately, The Verge reported on Sunday that Twitter will improve the subscription worth for Twitter Blue, which additionally verifies customers, from $4.99 a month to $19.99 a month, citing inside correspondence seen by them.

Twitter Blue was launched in June final yr because the platform’s first subscription service, which presents “unique entry to premium options” on a month-to-month subscription foundation together with an choice to edit tweets.

The function to edit tweets was additionally made obtainable earlier this month after Musk launched a Twitter ballot in April asking his hundreds of thousands of followers whether or not they needed an edit button. Over 70% had stated sure.

Musk has additionally requested that logged out customers visiting Twitter’s website be redirected to Explore web page which reveals trending tweets, in accordance with a separate Vergereport on Sunday citing workers who had been accustomed to the matter.

Reporting by Akanksha Khushi in Bengaluru; enhancing by Diane Craft and Sam Holmes


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