You might have to start paying for some Twitter features soon
Old and new...
Twitter is “currently exploring” an upcoming subscription service called Twitter Blue that will bring new features and lock old features behind a $3 paywall.
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Some of the new features include the ability to undo tweets, something called a Super Follow which would allow users to get exclusive content from creators for a monthly fee, and Scroll, an ad-free alternative to the service. All of this is fine, seeing as they’re new features, but the issue many people are raising is suddenly charging money for a feature that is currently free, like dashboard app Tweet Deck, which Twitter has hinted at doing. Twitter has also mentioned there might be a tiered pricing model, so if you pay more, you get more features.
Twitter is currently testing this new service with no release date as of yet.
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