It can save you some money by paying upfront for a whole yr on the internet

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Twitter has been in lots of controversy because the arrival of its new head honcho, Elon Musk. The social media firm utterly overhauled its verification system, permitting anybody to flaunt the once-revered blue checkmark in the event that they pay for Twitter Blue. The revamped subscription service has been out there for iPhone and net customers for some time, but it surely’s simply now going reside for Android customers, although you most likely will not just like the pricing.


When launched in 2021, Twitter Blue was a easy service that provided further options like bookmark folders and the choice to undo despatched tweets for a small month-to-month charge of $5. It is undergone lots of modifications since Elon Musk took over, together with the addition of the long-desired edit tweet possibility and a worth hike, but it surely nonetheless hadn’t made it to Android — till now.

After being out there for iPhone and on the internet for some time, the brand new Twitter Blue has finally made its way to your Android phone (through TechCrunch). Along with all of the options that the subscription plan brings, additionally, you will get that outstanding blue tick proper subsequent to your title. It’s best to know that anybody can faucet on that blue checkmark to see for those who received it by Twitter Blue or the older verification system, although.


For subscribing to Twitter Blue from the Android app, you’ll have to shell out $11 each month, which is identical as on the iPhone. This additionally applies to different nations the place the service is out there — within the UK, for example, it is £11 on both platform.

It can save you some money by subscribing to the service on the internet, the place it prices $8 a month. There’s additionally the choice to pay $84 upfront for a whole yr of service. This annual plan is out there completely on the internet.

Twitter’s transfer to provide anybody with a Blue subscription a checkmark result in spammers utilizing such “verified” accounts to trick harmless customers. The corporate has been struggling to get a correct system in place to inform aside genuinely outstanding accounts from these with paid blue ticks — Twitter has experimented with a number of badges and golden ticks, however thus far it has been a complete mess. However hey, a minimum of now you can be part of this mess out of your favourite Android cellphone!