Twitter Inc's biggest shareholder,
suggested a raft of changes to the social media giant's
premium subscription service
These changes includes slashing price of
removing advertising and giving an option to pay in the
Elon Musk, who disclosed a
9.2 per cent stake
in Twitter just days ago, was offered a seat on its board of directors, which
Twitter Blue, launched in June 2021, is Twitter's first subscription service and offers
"exclusive access to premium features"
on a monthly subscription basis.
In a Twitter post, Elon Musk suggested that users who sign up for
should get an authentication checkmark as well as an option to pay in local curr
"Price should probably be ~$2/month, but paid 12 months up front"
said in a tweet post
He further added that, "account doesn't get
checkmark for 60 days
(watch for credit card chargeb
suspended with no refund
if used for scam/spam."
"And no ads," Musk suggested. "The power of corporations to dictate policy is greatly enhanced if Twitter depends on
Musk also proposed an option to
pay with dogecoin
and asked Twitter users for their views. Twitter declined to comment on Musk's suggestions.
However, the company already lets people tip their
favorite content creators
using bitcoin. So, let's see what happens in future