Twitter’s new CEO Elon Musk has said in a tweet on Sunday, that Twitter is going to revise its user verification process on the platform, which adds a blue tick next to the profile name, is being revamped. The report suggests that the blue tick will be limited to Twitter Blue members Twitter’s subscription that brings extra features like edit and undo tweets.
Elon Musk said that Twitter accounts that already have the verification, will have to comply with this new mechanism and pay up for the blue tick, users who are already verified will get 90 days to subscribe Twitter Blue in order to keep the blue tick on their profile or they will end up losing their checkmark. But still the exact details remain unclear whether Twitter will change rules to make the verification process more strict or lenient. This means that all verified accounts users with a blue tick will now have to pay a $20 fee per month to continue using the bluetick feature.
The billionaire Elon Musk has also requested that logged out users visiting Twitter’s site will be redirected to Explore page which shows trending tweets, The Verge reported on Sunday citing employees who were familiar with the matter.
Twitter Blue was introduced last year, The subscription service has been launched in the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It is to be seen and it is an opt-in, paid monthly subscription that offers exclusive access to premium features. Twitter claims this will let you customize your Twitter experience.
It has to be checked how Musk plans to both roll out this service globally while changing the entire payment structure. In the eligible regions, Twitter Blue is available for in-app purchase on Twitter for iOS and Android.
According to reports Twitter engineers are given a deadline to revamp the Twitter verification process or they will lose their jobs. It is not even a week since Musk formally acquired Twitter, though he has already fired few important key players.
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