- Elon Musk is relaunching Twitter Blue Subscription Service on November 29.
- Previously blue tick was reserved for Verified Accounts.
- Blue Subscription Service will give access to Special features and a blue tick to anyone.
Twitter’s new boss Elon Musk is dedicated to rolling out Twitter Blue Subscription despite lots of problems he faced during the initial rollout. Elon Musk halted the launch of Twitter Blue after pranksters wreaked havoc on the platform. Despite Criticism, Elon Musk announces the launch of the Twitter Blue Subscription Service on November 29.
For the unversed, Twitter Blue Subscription Service will give access to Some Special Features as well as a coveted blue tick to anyone who pays the subscription fees. Before Musk’s takeover, the blue tick is only given to Celebrities, Government heads, and others after verifying their Accounts with the Site’s platform.
Twitter Blue Subscription Service is launching on November 29
Musk first releases this feature on November 6 in order to retain advertisers and generate revenues. After the release of the feature, Many users will be able to change their name to impersonate other popular Accounts. This leads to lots of Impersonate Accounts on Twitter. So Twitter rolls back the feature. Twitter halted the service temporarily.
Willing users can purchase Twitter blue Subscription by paying $8 per month. The price is even higher in India as compared to the U.S. Indian Users will have to pay Rs 719 monthly for a blue Subscription. However, the rollout of the Subscription feature will cause the loss of a blue tick from the Accounts.
Musk rolled out this feature in order to “Survive the upcoming Economic Downturn.” He previously announces that the Parody account will be suspended permanently without any warning. Under this move, Several fake brand accounts including Nintendo and BP have been suspended.
Earlier Twitter Blue Tick was reserved for verified Accounts of Politicians, Journalists, Famous Personalities and Government handles. But now, anyone will have access to Twitter Blue with some additional features. Presently there is no final confirmation whether Twitter Blue Subscription will launch in India or not. Elon Musk said in a Tweet that the roll-out of Twitter Blue in India will take place in less than a month.
The Arrival of the Official Badge is quite Uncertain
Several users have asked about the Official Badge and similar badges. Musk replied that it is difficult to decide who is a celebrity and who is not. He is of the view that Follower Count and disallowing deliberate impersonation can be taken into consideration to make the distinction.
After Elon Musk’s takeover, The platform underwent lots of changes. He first fired all the top executives of the Company that also include Chief Executive Parag Agrawal. He then laid off nearly about 50 percent of the Employees in order to cut the cost. Now the rest of the Employees are compelled to work in tough conditions. Elon Musk warned the Employees to come to the Office and work for 80 hours a week. Those who are not ready to come into the Office should get ready for the termination letter. Lots of Celebrities deactivated their Accounts after Elon Musk Acquisition.
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