• Twitter may be working on Twitter Blue, a subscription service that would cost $2.99 per month

    1 month ago - By The Verge

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    Twitter has previously confirmed that it's exploring a paid subscription model for some features, and app researcher Jane Manchun Wong tweeted Saturday that she's discovered how much it will cost and what it will be called. Twitter Blue, Wong says, will cost $2.99 per month, and will include an Undo Tweets feature and bookmark collections. Wong says it appears Twitter is working on a tiered subscription model, which she posits could mean a less-cluttered, premium experience for the highest-paying subscribers.
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  • The Twitter policy that could temporarily censor every single one of your tweets

    The Twitter policy that could temporarily censor every single one of your tweets

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    Illustration by Alex Castro
    On Tuesday, a noted Palestinian-American journalist reporting live from protests near Jerusalem was suddenly and mysteriously silenced on Twitter - with every single tweet replaced by the message “ MariamBarghouti's account is temporarily unavailable because it violates the Twitter Media Policy.” It was a mistake , the company quickly admitted, and her tweets were quickly restored.
    But it turns out that one part of the incident was not a mistake. While Twitter may have taken action on this person's account in error, there actually is one particular situation...
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