After the twitter deal, New Twitter head Elon Musk said on Tuesday the site will charge $8 per month to verify users’ accounts.
“Power to the people! Blue for $8/month,” the billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk tweeted in reference to the platform’s famous blue checkmark, saying the new plan would upend the “current lords & peasants system” and create a new revenue stream for the site.
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A blue check mark next to a person’s user name on the social media platform means Twitter has confirmed that the account belongs to the person or company claiming it. Now Twitter is currently free for most users.
Billionaire Elon Musk bought Twitter for $44 billion last week.
After the takeover, Elon Musk moved quickly to put his stamp on the company, firing its previous chief and other top officials.
Twitter’s advertising chief, Sarah Personette, tweeted on Tuesday that she had resigned from her post last week, adding further uncertainty for advertisers wondering how the social media company will change under Elon Musk.
Remember that In a recent poll by Twitter, More than 80% of Twitter users who took part in a recent poll said they would not pay for the checkmark. Some 10% said they were willing to pay $5 a month.
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