Elon Musk holds off Twitter blue verification badge relaunch

Elon Musk has confirmed today that the reintroduction of the “Blue Verified” badge on Twitter that was expected on November 29th will be temporarily halted. The adoption of the badge, which costs $8, has been one of his most contentious decisions since taking over the social media network last month. Continue reading “Elon Musk holds off Twitter blue verification badge relaunch”

Twitter kills ‘official’ label hours after roll out

Earlier this week, Twitter added an “Official” label to select verified accounts that for major media outlets as well as governments. The grey badges are nowhere to be found now, less than 24 hours after they were discovered for the first time. Continue reading “Twitter kills ‘official’ label hours after roll out”

Twitter will charge $8 for its Blue service: Elon Musk

On Twitter, Elon Musk revealed the benefits of paying a monthly subscription fee for a “blue tick” verification badge. According to previous reports, Twitter would charge $20 per month for verification, but the company will now charge $8 (Rs. 660 approx.) per month. Upon subscribing, Twitter users will receive a blue tick and four other benefits. Continue reading “Twitter will charge $8 for its Blue service: Elon Musk”

Twitter to charge $20 per month for verification: Report

According to the most recent report, Twitter intends to begin charging “per month” for verification. Additionally, it has been rumoured that Elon Musk will terminate the workers who fail to meet their deadline. Continue reading “Twitter to charge $20 per month for verification: Report”

Elon Musk takes over Twitter, reportedly fires CEO and CFO

According to sources familiar with the transaction, Twitter and Musk has officially closed on the billionaire’s deal to purchase the firm for $54.20 per share, or approximately $44 billion, on Thursday night, as per reports from WSJ, CNBC and other. Continue reading “Elon Musk takes over Twitter, reportedly fires CEO and CFO”

Twitter is working on “Don’t @ Me” mention control feature

An experimental feature of Twitter uncovered by app researcher and engineer Jane Manchun Wong allows users to entirely block mentions of themselves. Twitter’s privacy designer, Dominic Camozzi, also acknowledged the functionality is in development in a since-deleted tweet and asked for user comments. Continue reading “Twitter is working on “Don’t @ Me” mention control feature”

Twitter Introduces mixed media: Videos, images, and GIFs in one Tweet

Twitter has unveiled a new way to share multiple types of visual content (videos, photos, and GIFs) in a single Tweet. This new feature allows users to combine all three categories of visual content in a single tweet called as “mixed media”. Continue reading “Twitter Introduces mixed media: Videos, images, and GIFs in one Tweet”

Twitter Blue subscribers are getting tweet editing feature

For the past month, Twitter has been doing internal testing on a feature that would allow users to edit tweets; as of today, that feature is available to the public. Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand users of Twitter Blue can already edit their tweets. The company has said that U.S. Twitter Blue users will be able to do the same “soon,” but it hasn’t said when. Continue reading “Twitter Blue subscribers are getting tweet editing feature”

Twitter introduces TikTok-like ‘immersive’ video viewing

Twitter is releasing two major updates to the video viewing experience today to make it simpler to keep up with what’s occurring. Here’s a quick rundown of what you can anticipate from the new video products and how to utilize them, so you don’t miss a moment of the action on Twitter. According to the company, videos published on Twitter garner billions of views a year. Continue reading “Twitter introduces TikTok-like ‘immersive’ video viewing”

Twitter begins testing edit button, coming to Twitter Blue subscribers first

Twitter has been teasing the edit button for quite some time, and the company has finally confirmed that the feature has entered the testing phase within the company. Also, the company has said that in the near future, Twitter Blue subscribers will be able to use the Edit Tweet feature. Continue reading “Twitter begins testing edit button, coming to Twitter Blue subscribers first”

Twitter integrates Podcasts into Spaces tab

Podcasts are being incorporated by Twitter into the brand-new Spaces Tab in the Twitter app for iOS and Android. The social media platform announced in a blog post that starting today, it will test the updated Spaces Tab on a global sample of users at random, but only in English. Podcasts from all over the world will now be featured in spaces where live audio conversations take place. Continue reading “Twitter integrates Podcasts into Spaces tab”

Twitter Blue subscription gets a price hike

The price of Twitter Blue, the social network’s premium subscription service, is going to increase. It’s been a little over 8 months since its launch. A few new capabilities were added to Twitter last year with the debut of Twitter Blue, which was available to anyone who was willing to pay $2.99 per month.  The service will now cost $4.99 per month in the US. It was launched in Canada and Australia last year and expanded to New Zealand, and the US earlier this year. Continue reading “Twitter Blue subscription gets a price hike”

Twitter sues Elon Musk to force him to make $44 billion acquisition

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, terminated the $44 billion deal he had previously signed to acquire Twitter on July 9. He said that Twitter broke the terms of the agreement and didn’t give him important information about how real the platform was when it came to bot accounts and fake accounts. Continue reading “Twitter sues Elon Musk to force him to make $44 billion acquisition”