Twitter’s paid subscription service, Twitter Blue, is launching in the United States and New Zealand today on Android and the web in addition to iOS. The service was first launched in Australia and Canada in June but it was limited to iOS. Available for $2.99 in the United States, the subscription tier brings exclusive features and perks to enhance users’ experience on the micro-blogging platform.
Twitter Blue is now available in the United States and New Zealand
- Bookmark Folders – This allows users to organize their saved tweets so that they can find them easily and efficiently when needed.
- Undo Tweet – Enables users to preview and revise tweets before posting them.
- Reader Mode – Turns long threads into easy-to-read text, so users can enjoy a continuous reading experience by getting rid of the noise.
- Personalization options – Twitter Blue offers a ton of customization options to subscribers allowing them to change app icons on their device’s Home Screen, set preferred color themes for the app, and have access to subscription’s customer support.
- Early Access – With a Twitter Blue subscription, users have early access to new features that are in development. For example, they can pin their favorite DM conversations to the top of the DM interface and upload videos up to ten minutes in length, while regular users can only upload two-minute-long videos.
- Ad-free articles – Twitter Blue users can access ad-free content from a ton of different sites including The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Reuters, The Daily Beast, Rolling Stone, BuzzFeed, Insider, and The Hollywood Reporter.
- Top Articles – Paid subscribers can view the most-shared articles on the platform in the last 24 hours. Currently, this feature is only available on Android and the web, however, a Twitter spokesperson has said that it will arrive on iOS “very soon.”
Twitter Blue costs $2.99 per month in the United States (or an equivalent price in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand). Users can subscribe by visiting Twitter’s main menu in the Twitter app or accessing Twitter on a desktop and selecting the subscribe option.
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