Twitter might soon roll out Twitter Blue, its premium subscription at least for iPhone users. The updated version witht the paid subscription is visible on the App Store listing on Twitter. As on June 1, 2021, the changelog for Twitter's latest version for iPhone reads, "Unlock Twitter Blue, a new way to subscribe to features that customize your Twitter experience. Features include: Undo Tweet, Bookmark Folders, Reader Mode." However, it is not visible within Twitter itself, as of now. It has not been officially rolled out to users but after its listing on the App Store and accessibility to some tipsters and reverse engineer Jane Manchung Wong indicate that Twitter could launch its paid subscription service soon. The subscription service is reported to cost $2.99 a month to American users while in India it may cost somewhere around Rs 269.
Earlier this month, reverse engineer Jane Man Chung Wong noted that for testing she became "the first paying Twitter Blue customer." Tipster Mukul Sharma has also confirmed seeing in-app purchases in India. He has tweeted that the services will be priced at Rs 269 in India. Android Police reported that an Indian user was able to access v8.68 update for the app with a changelog describing the subscription service.
Twitter Blue will come with features that will make it stand out from regular Twitter users. It is not unknown to Twitter users who have been asking for an Edit button for the longest time. Twitter will give its Premium Blue customers an Undo Tweet feature which will ease the woes of Twitter users looking to edit their tweets. It is however not clear to what extent this feature will edit a user's tweets. The changelog also notes that users will be able to Bookmark Folders.
Twitter Blue users will be able to work with Twitter in various colour themes from blue to pink, green, red, yellow, orange among others. It will also ccome with Custom app icons. Twitter Blue is also said to include a Collection feature, using which you can save and organise your favorite Tweet in the collection so that you find it easier when you want to access it later. Twitter Blue will also give users access to the reader mode that will make it easier for users to read long threads. Twitter will also start testing advertising in Fleets, the "stories" equivalent features on the platform. Twitter is working to monetise users and create new revenue streams using ads.
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