Reuters | | Posted by Aryan Prakash
Twitter Inc stated on Wednesday it might value Twitter Blue subscription for Android at $11 monthly – the identical as for iOS subscribers – whereas providing a less expensive annual plan for internet customers when in comparison with month-to-month costs.
The blue examine mark – beforehand free for verified accounts of politicians, well-known personalities, journalists and different public figures – will now be open to anybody ready to pay.
It was rolled out final yr to assist Twitter develop income as proprietor Elon Musk fights to retain advertisers.
Google’s Android customers will have the ability to buy Twitter Blue’s month-to-month subscription for $11, the identical value as for Apple’s iOS customers, Twitter stated on its web site.
The upper pricing for Android customers is prone to offset charges charged by Android’s Google Play Retailer, like Apple’s App Retailer.
The annual plan for subscription to Blue, solely obtainable on the internet, was priced at $84, a reduction to the month-to-month internet subscription value of $8.
Twitter didn’t reply to a request for touch upon its Android pricing technique.
The low cost for internet customers can be obtainable in nations together with United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand and Australia, Twitter stated.
Earlier in December, Musk added that Twitter’s primary blue tick may have half the variety of ads and the social media platform will provide the next tier with no ads by subsequent yr.