(Reuters) – Twitter Inc (NYSE:) will relaunch a revamped model of its subscription service Twitter Blue on Monday at the next worth for Apple (NASDAQ:) customers, the corporate stated in a tweet on Saturday.
The corporate stated customers may subscribe to the revamped service that can enable subscribers to edit tweets, add 1080p movies and get a blue checkmark submit account verification, for $8 per thirty days by way of the net however for $11 per thirty days by way of Apple iOS.
Twitter didn’t clarify why Apple customers had been being charged greater than others on the internet however there have been media studies that the corporate was searching for methods to offset charges charged within the App Retailer.
Twitter had initially launched Twitter Blue early in November earlier than pausing it as pretend accounts mushroomed. It was then scheduled to launch once more on Nov. 29 however was pushed again.
Elon Musk, who took Twitter non-public for $44 billion in November had in a sequence of tweets final month listed numerous grievances with Apple, together with the 30% payment the iPhone maker prices software program builders for in-app purchases.
He had then accused Apple of threatening to dam Twitter from its app retailer and likewise stated that the iPhone maker had stopped promoting on the social media platform.
Nevertheless, after a subsequent assembly with Apple chief govt Tim Prepare dinner, he tweeted that the misunderstanding about Twitter being faraway from Apple’s app retailer was resolved.
Each Twitter and Apple didn’t reply to Reuters request for feedback.
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