Elon Musk has relaunched his controversial Twitter blue subscription for its users. Starting from 12 December Twitter Blue users from all around the world will be able to show a badge on their Twitter profile, depending on verification and profession.
Earlier in the month of November, Elon Musk announced Twitter’s new verification process where users will be able to obtain the Blue verification mark through the updated Twitter Blue, which was previously only available to celebrities, journalists, and particular personalities. Twitter stated that individuals who have already been verified must purchase the Blue membership in order to keep their blue badge. After facing getting trolled by verified fake accounts Twitter HQ rollbacked the decision.
Now, the company has relaunched Twitter Blue for $8 per month for twitter web and $11 per month for iOS users, Twitter blue will be a subscription-based service that will equal opportunity to every user who pays. Along with that, there is some set of rules and services provided under the Twitter Blue umbrella.
Twitter Blue features
Some of the features for the paid service of Twitter will be:
- A blue checkmark will be given to users whose profile has been reviewed and whose phone number has been verified.
- The option to change the handle, display name, and profile pic will be given, but this will send the account for review again.
- Edit tweet feature will be given to subscribers, along with 1080p Full HD video uploads and a new ‘Reader’ mode.
- The official label will be replaced with different colored checkmarks. A gold checkmark will appear for businesses while a grey checkmark will be for the government and government organizations.
With a visual war going on with Apple, the ‘Chief Twit’ has put the price of Apple users’ subscriptions at $11 per month keeping the 30 percent cut by Apple App Store with himself. While Android users will have to only $8 per month to enjoy the same subscription services.
With new upcoming features such as ad personalization and profile prioritization, Twitter Blue aims for a better and different user experience.