The social media app is now urging users to sign up for its Twitter Blue subscription in order to obtain the verified blue tick. If you have been taking advantage of Twitter’s legacy blue tick, you probably won’t be able to do so for a very long time. The microblogging social media platform recently announced that all legacy verified Twitter accounts will no longer receive the blue tick starting on April 1st.
This means that users who used to get the legacy verification blue tick will now have to pay for a Twitter blue subscription in order to keep it. This decision will affect both organizations and celebrities, but they can keep their legacy blue tick by signing up for a Twitter flagship program that will likely verify their authenticity.
As the company continues to discover means to increase its cash flow and become profitable, this action by Twitter is being referred to as yet another one of the platform’s attempts to acquire additional Twitter blue subscribers.
“We will begin removing legacy verified check marks and winding down our legacy verified program on April 1st. People can sign up for Twitter Blue to keep their blue checkmark on Twitter,” Twitter stated in a recent tweet.
The Twitter blue verification, which costs $11 for Android and iOS devices and $8 for the web, grants users the ability to display a blue tick beside their profile in addition to a list of additional benefits, such as the capacity to send tweets with up to 4000 characters.
The 30-day cooling-off period for the Twitter blue subscription has also been reduced from 90 days to 30 days, according to Twitter’s announcement. This implies that clients will just need to hang tight for 30 days prior to getting their Twitter blue membership.
“New Twitter Blue subscriptions can be purchased globally on the web, iOS, or Android. All platforms do not support all features. For a period of thirty days, newly created Twitter accounts will not be able to subscribe to Twitter Blue. Twitter stated, “We may also in the future, at our discretion and without notice, impose waiting periods for new accounts.”