Twitter is trying again to launch its premium service, which ended in disaster the last time.
The social media company said on Saturday that it would be letting users buy a subscription to Twitter Blue in order to have their account verified and get the chance to experience special features.
The blue checkmark was originally given to individuals and companies who were verified by Twitter. However, after buying Twitter for $44 billion in October, Elon Musk introduced a service to grant blue checks to anyone willing to pay $8 a month. Once it had been inundated by imposters pretending to be the businesses of Musk’s Tesla and SpaceX corporations, Twitter quickly suspended this service after its launch.
Twitter announced that they are changing their monthly service from free to $8 a month for web users and $11 a month for those using the iPhone. Though they will see fewer ads, they will be able to post longer videos and have their tweets featured more prominently.
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