Do You Want A Blue Mark On Twitter? Get Ready To Pay More Than 1600 Rupees Per Month As Musk Renewal Verification Process
October 31, 2022: All verified Twitter users will have a period of 90 days to subscribe or lose their blue mark under the current plan.
Employees working on the project were told Sunday that they must meet a November 7 deadline to launch the feature or they will be laid off, according to a media report.
New Delhi: Receiving a blue tick on Twitter is an achievement for many. However, the service could cost you a pretty penny now that Twitter’s new owner, Elon Musk, is working to revamp the process.
On Sunday, he announced that the platform will review its user verification process. “The entire verification process is being renewed right now,” Musk said in his tweet without elaborating.
Now, it has emerged that the billionaire and the world’s richest man, now that he owns Twitter, could charge $19.99 (over Rs 1,600) for the new Twitter Blue subscription.
Since taking over the micro blogging site on Thursday, Musk has announced a few changes, such as the formation of a content review board, which allows users to choose a version of the social media platform they like by providing ratings on their posts. tweet in the future.
In the latest change, Musk plans to swap Twitter Blue, the company’s optional $4.99 monthly subscription that unlocks additional features, into a more expensive subscription that also verifies users, The Verge reported.
The billionaire has also given employees an ultimatum to meet their deadline to implement paid verification on Twitter or leave, the report added.
All verified Twitter users will have a period of 90 days to subscribe or lose their blue mark under the current plan.
Employees working on the project were told Sunday that they must meet a November 7 deadline to launch the feature or they will be laid off, according to The Verge.
Twitter Blue launched in June 2021 as the platform’s first subscription service offering “exclusive access to premium features” per monthly subscription, including a feature to edit tweets. The feature to edit tweets was also made available earlier this month.
The Tesla boss and the richest billionaire also decided to change Twitter’s home page, as he requested that offline users who visit Twitter.com be redirected to the Explore page that shows the most popular tweets and news.
Previously, those who logged out were shown a registration form, asking them to first create or log in to their account.
Meanwhile, Musk also answered on Sunday if he plans to become the CEO for some time. In response to a user on the platform, the billionaire said: “My title is Chief Twit right there in the bio. I have no idea who the CEO is.”
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