Twitter is testing a new subscription service called Twitter Blue, which will cost $2.99 per month, app researcher Jane Manchun Wong revealed on Saturday.
Wong also tweeted that the company is working on a tiered subscription model with additional features in plans that cost more.
Two of the most demanded features by Twitter users, undo tweets and bookmarks, are listed under these subscription plans. Another feature offered as part of the paid subscription feature is a clutter-free news experience, powered by Scroll, which alongwith Nuzzel, was acquired by Twitter, last week.
VP, Product at Twitter, Mike Park, announced at the time of acquiring Scroll, “Scroll will become a meaningful addition to our subscriptions work as we build and shape a future subscription service on Twitter,”
A tweet by Scroll CEO Tony Haile also indicated that Scroll’s clutter-free experience would be integrated into a “broader Twitter subscription later in the year”, which could possibly be Twitter Blue.
In a separate tweet, Wong also revealed that a bookmark feature, which Twitter users have been requesting for quite some time, is also being tested and might be named Collections. This feature will allow users to save tweets and access them later through a separate section. However, her more recent findings discussed above indicate that the feature might be included in the paid subscription plan.
Twitter has been actively working on new features and integrations over the past year. Last week, the company also introduced a new payment feature called Tip Jar, which will allow users to send and receive tips on the platform.
The company’s Clubhouse-rival, Spaces, which was launched in December 2020 for selected users, was also rolled out to anyone with more than 600 followers on the platform.
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