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Is Elon Musk planning to pay for a portion of Twitter users?











Now that Twitter’s board of directors has accepted its acquisition offer, Elon Musk has revealed his ideas for the site’s future. In particular, he plans to pay some of his users.

In a tweet sent last night, Elon Musk announced that he plans to charge some users to stay on Twitter. “Twitter will still be free for normal users, but may be a small expense for business / government users,” he said.

Twitter is blue

While one can imagine that this “small cost” would be affordable to businesses and governments, it would change Twitter’s inherent philosophy of always being free. At least for the traditional version. There is also a paid service, Twitter is blue Is called, which provides access to additional functions.

This payment service is currently only available in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Notably, you can delete a tweet, use the “read” mode, read “bookmark folders” or articles without advertising. Soon, Twitter will have to offer its paid users the long-awaited (and highly discussed) ability to edit a sent tweet, through its “lab”.

Twitter Blue currently costs $ 2.99 per month. In a tweet released last week and since the deletion, Musk had indicated that he was considering making the subscription cheaper.

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