Elon Musk, who was not too long ago introduced as a Twitter board member, has proposed a lot of adjustments to the Twitter Blue premium service.
These embody dogecoin funds, a value discount, and authentication checkmarks.
Musk tweeted on Saturday to say that anybody who indicators up for Twitter Blue ought to pay lower than the present $2.99 a month. He additionally mentioned they need to get an authentication checkmark.
He mentioned: “Worth ought to most likely be ~$2/month, however paid 12 months up entrance & account would not get checkmark for 60 days (look ahead to bank card chargebacks) & suspended with no refund if used for rip-off/spam.”
There additionally should not be any advertisements, he added: “The facility of firms to dictate coverage is vastly enhanced if Twitter is determined by promoting cash to outlive.”
When Twitter’s CEO Parag Agrawal introduced the Tesla chief as a board member it signaled his standing as an energetic investor after Musk acquired a 9.2% stake in Twitter between January and April, spending $2.64 billion on the social media large’s inventory.
The enterprise mogul instructed that the subscription value must be “proportionate to affordability & in native foreign money.”
In June 2021, the social-media platform launched its month-to-month subscription Twitter Blue, which presents “unique entry to premium options.” It’s accessible within the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
Twitter didn’t instantly reply to Insider’s request for remark made exterior of regular working hours.
The corporate introduced in September final yr that customers from the US and El Salvador had been in a position to tip fellow tweeters utilizing bitcoin.