In June, the social network presented its paid subscription for the first time, which was then only available in Australia and Canada. It is now offered at 2. 99 US dollars and 4, 49 New Zealand dollars. “ We’re giving subscribers even more features, more content, and more ways to join the conversation ,” the company says.
It’s about reading ad-free news on iOS and the desktop app, with magazines like The Washington Post, LA Times, USA TODAY, The Atlantic, Reuters, The Daily Beast, Rolling Stone, BuzzFeed, Insider and The Hollywood Reporter.
“ This is just the start of ad-free articles, with a lot more content to come as we continue to partner, with more ‘publishers, in more markets ‘. “ A portion of the revenue from Twitter Blue subscriptions goes directly to the editors of our network “, adds the social network. This service was previously known under the name of Scroll (acquired by Twitter in May).
It is then question of Top Articles (what Nuzzle proposed) for “ show the most shared articles on their network in the last 24 hours ”, customization options and functions already announced in Blue: Bookmark Folders, Undo Tweet and Reader Mode. Finally, the subscription gives you access to Blue Labs to test the new features in advance.
The schedule for opening the subscription to the rest of the world is not specified.