Twitter Blue’s relaunch was suspended in November following a wave of impersonations.
Elon Musk has been suspended again for trying to circumvent the Apple App Store’s 30% fee.
Twitter says the subscription will resume on iOS for another $3.
Twitter said its subscription service, Twitter Blue, will resume on Monday for $8 a month, but users who subscribe from the iPhone app instead of Twitter’s website will have to pay an additional $3. .
The latest version of Twitter Blue, which allows users to pay for bluecheck verification, was first launched in November shortly after Elon Musk’s takeover. After a wave of impersonations, it was quickly stopped.
Musk paused its launch again in late November as it tried to recoup the 30% fee Apple’s App Store takes from most of its sales.Musk has denounced Apple’s monopoly practices and has previously Said The fee was “literally ten times what it should have been”.
Musk also claimed that Apple was “blackmailed” into removing Twitter from its app store, a “misunderstanding” after meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Nov. 30. Stated.
Twitter said the new Twitter Blue will include the ability to edit tweets and upload 1080p videos, as well as a color-coded checkmark system. Blue for paid users, gold for businesses, and gray for Government and Multilateral Accounts. The company doesn’t specify what happens to existing accounts with blue checkmarks that don’t fit into those categories.
Twitter Blue subscribers can also edit their display name and profile picture, but the blue check will be temporarily lost until the account is verified, the company said.
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