Elon Musk teases ‘increased priced’ Twitter Blue subscription with no advertisements


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Elon Musk says Twitter will roll out a brand new “increased priced” Blue subscription that doesn’t present advertisements on the platform. The present $7.99 per 30 days Twitter Blue subscription guarantees 50 p.c fewer advertisements when in comparison with “non-verified individuals,” though this characteristic hasn’t been rolled out but.

A costlier, ad-free subscription is perhaps Twitter’s reply to Blue’s disappointing subscriber numbers and Twitter’s 40 p.c decline in advert income, one thing The Verge’s Alex Heath experiences on in his newest Command Line publication. Along with the brand new tier, Musk says Twitter’s additionally engaged on a method to lower the frequency and measurement of advertisements on Twitter, which he’s hinted at up to now.

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