Elon Musk announces new Twitter ad-free subscription
Twitter continues to face radical changes as a result of the arrival of Elon Muskwho announced a new ad-free subscriptionafter analyzing the constant appearance of advertising “too frequent and large” on the platform. Up to now, it has not been specified price of this new modality.
A new paid version of Twitter without ads?
Through his personal profile, the owner of Twitter, Elon Muskpublished a couple of tweets pointing out the problem of the platform regarding the ads, to which it will look for solutions, including a subscription where users should not see any kind of advertising.
“Ads are too frequent on Twitter and too big. Taking steps to address both in the coming weeks (…) In addition, there will be a higher-priced subscription that allows zero ads.”
Is it known how much this new modality will cost?
The new boss of the social network specified that the cost to use Twitter without ads will be higher, although for the moment it has not disclosed what the cost will be for users who want to resort to this package that, from the perspective of the tycoon, is designed to provide greater comfort to the Internet user.
It should be noted that this is not the first change of this type that Elon Musk announces regarding the platform that it acquired in October 2022, since in November it made the official announcement that the verified accounts would have a price of 8 dollars, equivalent to a little more than 150 mexican pesosalthough the price is adjusted by country proportionally to purchasing power parity.
On December 10, the official accounts of Twitter They confirmed the packageTwitter Blue“, which would raise its cost to 11 dollars (207 mexican pesos) for users with devices iOS. Since then, individual accounts are marked in blue, while business and government accounts are marked in gold and gray.
Elon Musk does not stop the changes on Twitter
Elon Musk I buy Twitter for 44 billion dollars last October. From that moment, the tycoon is in charge of announcing each and every one of the changes, as well as the new policies of the social network in terms of publications, surveys or responses to users.
The businessman has become more controversial, not just around Teslalaying off approximately half of its workforce from 7 thousand 500 peoplewhich raised concerns that the company did not have enough staff to carry out content moderation tasks, since they now only have thousand 300 employees.
It should be remembered that the South African billionaire said in December last year that without the changes in Twitterincluding the dismissal of more than half of the employees and the new paid subscriptionsthe company would have lost $3 billion a year.