Twitter Likely in the Works for a Subscription-Based Service With 'Undo' Feature
Ah! Twitter! One of Elon Musk's favorite modes of communication has been making lots of changes lately. The platform in November announced self-deleting tweets. Now, app researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who often spots and shares new features coming in apps, has released new details on Twitter's potential upcoming new subscription model.
Twitter is calling their upcoming Subscription Service “Twitter Blue”, priced at $2.99/month for now, including paid features like:— Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) May 15, 2021
Undo Tweets: https://t.co/CrqnzIPcOH
Collections: https://t.co/qfFfAXHp1o pic.twitter.com/yyMStpCkpr
The new service would be called Twitter Blue and it is estimated to be priced at $2.99 per month. It comes with a "Collections" section that works sort of like a bookmarks section, enabling users to save and organize their favorite tweets so they can find them when desired.
It will also boast an "Undo Tweets" feature, which will allow users the option to "Undo" a tweet before it's actually posted on the social network. Users can decide how long their Tweet Undo period will last.
Twitter is working on “Undo Send” timer for tweets pic.twitter.com/nS0kuijPK0— Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) March 5, 2021
Twitter may also bundle Scroll with Twitter Blue as the company announced last week that it acquired the $5-per-month subscription service that removes ads from websites for users. Finally, Wong said Twitter may be working on a tiered subscription model, which could result in a premium experience for the highest-paying subscribers.
Twitter is also working on tiered subscription pricing model, with one tier having more paid features than the other— Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) May 15, 2021
For example, users on higher-priced tiers could enjoy premium experiences, such as clutter-free news reading experience (Twitter is acquiring @tryscroll recently) https://t.co/IffFugLxpx
What does this mean for non-paying Twitter users? Well, in the past few weeks the company has also made some advancements for them. It updated its warning system for offensive tweets, reworked its photo cropping algorithm, and even now allows Android users to search their messages. All in all, it seems Twitter is improving for the better!