In an electronic mail despatched to Twitter Blue subscribers, the corporate stated that the worth enhance is just for new subscribers for now; current subscribers won’t be charged the upper price till October, stories CNET.
“At launch, we felt strongly about protecting the price of the subscription as little as attainable whereas we examined, discovered and gathered suggestions,” a Twitter spokesperson was quoted as saying in a press release.
“We’ve since refined the imaginative and prescient for this product, performed vital analysis, launched new enhancements with extra in growth, and as such, we’re updating pricing,” the spokesperson added.
The premium service permits subscribers to pay for options comparable to the power to undo a tweet and skim ad-free information articles.
The platform stated the worth enhance will go towards growing new options and bettering on current ones in an effort to assist journalism.
Twitter Blue provides customers a 30-second undo tweet window that permits them to make revisions to their tweets earlier than it’s posted on Twitter.
It additionally permits customers to customize their expertise with themes and icons and organise tweets in a bookmark folder.