everything to know and how to subscribe in France
Twitter Blue has been available again since December 12, 2022. Find out everything you need to know about this paid version of the social network, and how to subscribe from France.
To improve its user experience, Twitter launched Twitter Blue in 2021 in several countries. It is about a paid version of the social networkwhich allows you to benefit from an anthology of advantages.
When Elon Musk took over Twitter in November 2022, the service underwent a redesign and relaunch. The idea is to offer internet users pay to be verified of their accounts.
However, some users have started exploiting flaws in the system to impersonate brands and celebrities. After a short break on November 9, 2022, Twitter Blue is available again from December 12, 2022. Find out everything you need to know about this paid subscription!
What is Twitter Blue?
we are relaunched @TwitterBlue on Monday – subscribe on the web for $8/month or on iOS for $11/month to get access to subscriber-only features, including the blue checkmark ? pic.twitter.com/DvvsLoSO50
—Twitter (@Twitter) December 10, 2022
Twitter Blue is a monthly Twitter subscription service, which allows you to take advantage of exclusive features and customization options. Launched in June 2021 in Australia and Canada, this offer was later extended to the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
A subscription to Twitter Blue allows you to take advantage of several features. Users can delete their tweets, or preview the content to check for errors. It is also possible to edit tweets after they are posted.
“Reading Mode” also allows you to read threads as articles. This allows for better reading comfort, as profile pictures, usernames and timestamps are not displayed.
While the free version of Twitter only allows you to bookmark individual tweets, Twitter Blue allows you to organize them into folders.
L’The interface can be customized, choosing which icons to add to the navigation bar. It is also possible to choose the appearance of the application icon and themes with different colors and customization options.
Users also benefit from accessing a shortcut to most shared news articles within their Twitter network. This makes it possible to find interesting content faster.
Finally, following Elon Musk’s redesign of the service, Twitter Blue makes it possible download videos in high definition 1080p on the platform and receive the small blue account verification logo.
Now, to eliminate the risk of identity theft, an evaluation process was added by Twitter before adding the verified account logo. Moreover, the the logo will now be gold for businesses and gray for governments.
In the future, Twitter also promises to add new features, such as the ability to post longer videos and a reduced number of advertisements.
How much is Twitter Blue worth?
The cost of a Twitter Blue subscription is initially set at $4.99 per month. Since the redesign of the service on December 12, 2022, the price is $7.99 per month on the web and $11 per month on Apple iOS devices. The higher cost of the iPhone aims to offset the 30% commission charged by Apple on any purchase made from an iOS app.
Many Internet users refuse to pay to use a social network, even though Twitter Blue allows you to take advantage of some useful features such as changing tweets. However, they can be persuaded get their account certified.
Either way, there’s nothing stopping people from trying the service to decide if it meets their needs. L’subscription can be cancelled any time.
The purpose of Twitter Blue is to allow Twitter as well remove ad revenue. If a large number of users pay for this monthly subscription, the platform will no longer rely on advertising for its profitability. It is up to everyone to choose if they want to contribute to this new economic model…
How to use Twitter Blue in France?
I’ll say it here, on Twitter, because it’s about the blue bird. This afternoon I met with you @elonmusk and we had a clear and honest discussion:
—Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) December 2, 2022
Currently, Twitter Blue is not unfortunately not available in France. This service is offered in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. However, the company plans to expand its availability to other parts of the world in the near future.
It is possible to use a VPN to simulate its presence in one of the eligible countries. However, when paying for the subscription, attempts to pay by credit card fail. A priori, therefore, there is none no choice but to wait until the launch of the service in France…