Twitter has finally launched its subscription service—Twitter Blue. The company announced the arrival of Twitter Blue, which will run side-by-side its free microblogging service.
Twitter in a blog post on Friday said the service is now available to subscribers in Australia and Canada. Twitter Blue will come with premium features in addition to what is currently being offered in the main version of the service.
Some of these additional features and perks are:
Bookmark Folders: Bookmark Folders let you organize the tweets you have saved by letting you manage content so when you need it, you can find it easily and efficiently.
Undo Tweet: With Undo Tweet, you can set a customizable timer of up to 30 seconds to click ‘Undo’ before the Tweet, reply, or thread you have sent posts to your timeline. Correct mistakes easily by previewing what your Tweet will look like before the world can see it.
Reader Mode: Reader Mode provides a more beautiful reading experience by getting rid of the noise. Twitter is making it easier for you to keep up with long threads on its platform by turning them into easy-to-read text so you can read all the latest content seamlessly.
Besides the features, users will also get access to perks including customizable app icons for their devices home screen and fun color themes for their Twitter app. They will also have access to dedicated subscription customer support.
Reliable reverse engineer Jane Wong had earlier tweeted and posted screenshot about Twitter Blue about a fortnight ago. Last week, Apple’s App Store had listed Twitter Blue as an in-app purchase; the first official sign that the feature was being prepped for launch. With today’s launch, Twitter Blue is virtually set, and will be available for those willing to part with $3.49 CAD or $4.49 AUD per month in Canada and Australia.
In other Twitter news, Twitter is reportedly testing a new way through which influencers could get paid by their followers. By enabling a tipping button, influencers on Twitter could make some more money whenever their followers feel encouraged by their tweets.
For influencers who wish to monetize their content on the microblogging platform, a tipping button could soon become available for that purpose. A screenshot of the tipping feature was posted by our reliable tipster Jane Manchun Wong; but was also confirmed by Twitter.
Twitter said the super followers would provide users with access to newsletters, special badges and other “exclusive content.” Explaining further, the social media giant said creators could also set tweets so that only users who have paid for “super follows” can reply.