Twitter Blue to relaunch with actual verification process, higher price for Apple users

Twitter Blue to relaunch with actual verification process, higher price for Apple users

Update 12 December 2022 10:00 AM PST: Twitter has Updated its terms to state that users will need verification of their phone numbers Before purchasing the Twitter Blue subscription. They can’t change their username or display name, nor their profile picture, seven days before they purchase the plan.

Twitter officially brings back Twitter Blue Monday. It will be available in five countries, and then rapidly expand to other countries. Esther CrawfordDirector of product management at Twitter. Web sign-ups cost $8 per month, while iOS sign-ups cost $11 per monthly for “access to subscriber only features including the blue checkmark.” Per a Tweet From the company account

Crawford said that Android users can buy on the internet and use their subscriptions on their phones. Twitter might have made the move to increase the cost of iOS sign-ups. The 30% commission Apple charges is offset by the cost of the product For in-app subscriptions or to discourage users from subscribing through Apple Store. Twitter storm from Elon Musk Several people claimed that Apple was reducing advertising on its platform.

Twitter Previously attempted To make the blue checkmark, once used to verify trustworthy accounts, more accessible to all who are willing to pay $8 per month, without verification. It was the result that a number of people bought checkmarks to impersonate other accounts. cause mischief. (See: Fake-pharma Eli Lilly tweeting insulin is now free, and fake-Tesla tweeting “Our cars don’t respect school zone speed limits.” Fuck them children.

Crawford tweets Twitter added a review step to apply a blue checkmark on an account to combat impersonation over the weekend. This is in line with the Twitter Rules.

The subscription option for Twitter has been relaunched. This will allow the social media platform to be more accessible. Further color-code timelines By introducing gold checkmarks to businesses and, soon enough, gray checkmarks to government and “multilateral” accounts, whatever those may be.

“Businesses that have previously had relationships with Twitter will be awarded goldchecks Monday.” Tweet Crawford. “We will soon open it up to more companies via a new process.”

Twitter is still testing this feature, so the company warned subscribers that they can temporarily lose the blue checkmark if they change their handle, display names, or profile photos until their account is reviewed again.

Subscribers will have the ability to edit their tweets and upload 1080p videos. They also have access to reader mode. . They will also see their tweets “rocketed”, to the top of search, mentions, and replies. Additionally, they will receive 50% less ads.

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