Twitter stated on Wednesday it might value Twitter Blue subscription for Android at $11 (roughly Rs. 900) per thirty days — the identical as for iOS subscribers — whereas providing a less expensive annual plan for net customers when in comparison with month-to-month prices.
The blue test mark – beforehand free for verified accounts of politicians, well-known personalities, journalists and different public figures – will now be open to anybody ready to pay.
It was rolled out final yr to assist Twitter develop income as proprietor Elon Musk fights to retain advertisers.
Google’s Android customers will have the ability to buy Twitter Blue’s month-to-month subscription for $11 (roughly Rs. 900), the identical value as for Apple’s iOS customers, Twitter stated on its web site.
The upper pricing for Android customers is more likely to offset charges charged by Android’s Google Play Retailer, like Apple’s App Retailer.
The annual plan for subscription to Blue, solely obtainable on the net, was priced at $84 (roughly Rs. 6,800), a reduction to the month-to-month net subscription value of $8 (roughly Rs. 650).
Twitter didn’t reply to a request for touch upon its Android pricing technique.
The low cost for net customers can be obtainable in international locations together with United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand and Australia, Twitter stated.
The blue test mark was beforehand reserved for verified accounts of politicians, well-known personalities, journalists and different public figures. However a subscription choice, open to anybody ready to pay, was rolled out final yr to assist Twitter develop income as Musk fights to retain advertisers.
Earlier in December, Musk added that Twitter’s fundamental blue tick could have half the variety of advertisements and the social media platform will provide the next tier with no advertisements by subsequent yr.
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