Twitter has been engaged on a paid subscription service known as Twitter Blue, which has been the topic of leaks and rumours for some time now. The service has now began rolling out in Australia and Canada. There isn’t a phrase on when the service will launch in India, although the worth of the subscription was noticed on Apple App Retailer, which reveals Rs 269 per 30 days in India, a minimum of on iOS. The worth is now not reflecting on the App Retailer.
In a press release, a Twitter spokesperson mentioned, “Now we have not decided pricing for markets apart from Australia and Canada simply but. We intend to be taught from these first two markets, iterate and enhance the product as we go alongside.” Twitter additionally didn’t verify whether or not the ultimate value could be the identical if and when the service involves India.
“Unlock Twitter Blue, a brand new option to subscribe to options that customise your Twitter expertise. Options embrace: Undo Tweet, Bookmark Folders, Reader Mode,” the official Twitter app description on the App Retailer reads. Twitter Blue unlocks particular skills for subscribers who pay a premium, together with the power to undo a posted tweet.
“Beginning at the moment, we shall be rolling out our first iteration of Twitter Blue in Australia and Canada solely. We’re not rolling out Twitter Blue to Indian customers at current.” Twitter mentioned in a press release. “Our hope with this preliminary part is to achieve a deeper understanding of what is going to make a subscriber’s Twitter expertise extra customised and extra expressive. Twitter Blue provides subscribers options and perks we’ve heard suggestions on and may add to the Twitter expertise of these individuals who use it probably the most,” the assertion added.
Twitter Blue options defined
With Twitter Blue, customers will get entry to 3 premium options for now. These embrace Undo Tweet, Bookmark Folders, Reader Mode, customisable Twitter icons and colored themes.
Undo Tweet, because the identify suggests will permit Twitter customers to undo a tweet that they’ve posted. Bookmarks Folders will permit customers to bookmark fascinating tweets and categorise them into folders to keep away from a messy record of bookmarks clubbed collectively.
A Reader Mode will assist customers convert tweet threads into textual content that’s simpler to comply with and skim. This works by merging all tweets in a thread right into a single display. Twitter Blue customers may also now be capable to implement completely different theme colors into their UI and customers may also be capable to change the color of the principle Twitter icon from the default Blue to Pink, Purple, Yellow or Orange.
Twitter Blue has nothing to do with Twitter’s ‘blue tick’
Do notice that Twitter Blue is a paid, month-to-month subscription-basis plan that permits customers to have additional options. The service has nothing to do with getting a ‘blue tick’ on Twitter. The blue tick is a mark of Twitter verification supplied to notable accounts.
Getting a Twitter Blue subscription is not going to give a person’s account a blue tick. Equally, verified accounts may also should pay the subscription price to get the perks of Twitter Blue.