Annual Twitter Blue subscription with blue check mark at discounted prices rolled out in some countries
Twitter said Wednesday that it is offering an annual plan for its subscription service called Twitter Blue, which includes a then-looked-for “verified” badge, at a discount off the price of the item. month.
Users can subscribe to the service for an annual price of $84, instead of the monthly subscription price of $8 on the web and $11 on the web. Apple equipment.
The discount will be available in countries including USA, Canada, UK, Japan, New Zealand and Australia, Twitter speak.
Since billionaire Elon Musk took over Twitter for $44 billion last year, he’s brought changes to the company, including new subscriptions to Twitter Blue.
The blue checkmark was previously reserved for verified accounts of politicians, celebrities, journalists, and other public figures. But a subscription option, open to anyone willing to pay, was rolled out last year to help Twitter boost revenue as Musk struggles to retain advertisers.
Earlier in December, Musk announced that Twitter’s Basic blue tick would feature half as many ads, and that the social networking platform would offer a higher tier without ads next year.
Musk also stated that Twitter would restrict voting in policy-related polls to paying Twitter Blue subscribers, on the same day that users voted unequivocally in a poll for him to step down as director. operator of the social media platform.
Twitter’s CEO has stated that he will abide by the poll’s results, but gave no details on when he would step down if the results suggest he should. He has yet to name a successor for the role.
Since taking over in October, Musk has rapidly fired senior management and thousands of employees, pondered how much to pay for the social media company’s Twitter Blue subscription service, and reinstated it. restore banned accounts under previous management, including that of former US President Donald Trump.