Good news for the typo-prone tweeter: Twitter Blue, a $ 2.99 monthly subscription, is coming to a timeline near you soon.
Two weeks ago, researcher Jane Manchun Wong Previously reported That Twitter’s new subscription service is in the works. But yesterday, Twitter’s iOS App Store list was updated to list Twitter Blue as an in-app purchase, confirming earlier findings from this unofficial source. Although users cannot yet subscribe to Twitter Blue – even after downloading an app update – Wong dug up details about the service, hinting that its launch may be imminent.
In addition to the undo button, Joe Wong Open In early March, the service will include a reader mode, which transforms tweet threads into “easy-to-read text”. Takeover of twitter The scroll And Review This year in an effort to improve the reading experience of users on the app, so it makes additional sense. Also, users will be able to change the color of the Twitter app icon, as well as the color theme of their timeline, a feature that is already available on the web. Twitter Blue subscribers can also organize tweets Collection – This feature looks like an updated version of the bookmark, but with the added ability to organize tweets into folders.
in present, Twitter ads make up 85% Of the company’s revenue. Twitter told Bloomberg in February That it plans to “research and experiment” with new ways to monetize the platform, especially due to its user growth Slow. But over In the past several months, Twitter has teased some of the biggest changes since the platform doubled. 140-character tweet limit In 2018. These features include Super follows, tip jar, Twitter space, even more.
At JPMorgan’s Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference this week, Twitter CFO Ned Segal The signal That the company sees Twitter Blue and Super Follows as two different types of subscriptions. On Google Play, the Twitter app page lists an in-app product at a price of $ 4.99 per item, which may also indicate an upcoming launch of Super Follow. Sehgal also said that Twitter would provide more information about the service in the coming months, then “eventually roll it out to people around the world.”
Finally, for those of us – no, there is no indication of the “edit tweet” button planned at this time.