- Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has announced a new Twitter subscription service called “Twitter Blue.”
- For $7.99 a month, users will get access to features like an undo button for tweets and verification with a blue tick.
- Some Twitter users have already voiced their support for the service, while others criticized Musk for trying to monetize Twitter.
In a move that is sure to shake up the social media world, tech billionaire Elon Musk has announced a new subscription service called “Twitter Blue.” For a monthly fee of $7.99, users can get verified with a blue tick and get exclusive access to customization options and an improved search function on Twitter. Until now, the blue tick was seen as a coveted status symbol on Twitter and was only available to a select few. With this new service, anyone willing to pay the fee can get their account verified. We are still awaiting the popularity of this service, but it is sure to cause a stir among Twitter users.
This is a bold move by Musk, who is no stranger to shaking up traditional industries. He has already disrupted the auto and space industries, and now it looks like he has set his sights on taking on social media giants like Facebook and Twitter. With over 30 million followers on Twitter, Musk is one of the platform’s most popular users, and his new service is sure to be a hit with users looking for a more premium experience.
It remains to be seen how Twitter fans will react to this new service, but it’s clear that Musk is not afraid to challenge the status quo. He has already changed how we think about transportation and space exploration, and now he’s ready to take on the social media world. With Twitter Blue, Musk is offering users a premium experience with several benefits. For starters, users can get verified with a blue tick, adding credibility and status to their accounts. The blue tick verification will help people easily find and follow verified accounts, which helps find reliable news sources. The monthly subscription fee is also relatively low compared to other social media platforms.
In addition, users will be able to access exclusive features such as 50% lesser ads, quicker replies, and an improved search function. These features will be available to users for a monthly fee of $7.99. Over time, Musk plans to add even more exclusive features as more users subscribe to Twitter Blue.
Critics are already calling Twitter Blue a “cash grab” by Musk, claiming that it creates a two-tiered system on Twitter, where those who can afford to pay for the service will have access to exclusive features that others will not. There is a risk that people could abuse this service and will pay for verification even if they don’t meet the criteria. This could lead to a loss of trust in the verification system. Nevertheless, it will be interesting to see how this new service pans out and whether it will succeed. Only time will tell how successful Twitter Blue will be.