- Twitter has made a slew of changes to its Blue subscription which will now be available in more countries as well.
- CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday said that the microblogging platform will relaunch its $8 Blue subscription service with verification from November 29
Elon Musk, CEO of Twitter, announced on Wednesday that the microblogging platform will relaunch its $8 Blue subscription service with verification on November 29 – this time with more “rock solid” security “.
He also stated that “changing your verified name will result in loss of checkmark until the name is confirmed by Twitter to meet Terms of Service.” “.
Musk had previously suspended Blue service after several fake accounts impersonating brands and celebrities appeared on Twitter. Twitter discontinued the Blue service after receiving a barrage of criticism.
Musk announced that all unpaid legacy Blue checkmarks will be removed in a few months, which is bad news for existing verified account holders on Twitter. According to previous reports, legacy verified accounts will not be charged $8.
This time, Twitter Blue will also be available in markets such as India, as Musk seeks to increase Twitter’s revenue by expanding its paid services to more countries. Indeed, Twitter has reportedly begun rolling out the ‘blue tick,’ which enables the Twitter Blue service in India for Rs 719 per month.
A few Indian users have reported receiving prompts on their devices to subscribe to Twitter Blue. However, according to reports, the service is currently only available to iOS users. Gaurav Agarwal, an Indian Twitter Blue subscriber, has obtained the paid blue checkmark by paying Rs 719. When you tap on his checkmark, it says, “This account is verified because it is a Twitter Blue subscriber.” Other Twitter Blue services, such as the ability to edit tweets, appear to have arrived in India as well.