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Twitter: how much will it cost celebrities to have a verified account?

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Elon Musk completed the purchase of Twitter and not only it came with a sink to the headquarters of the social network, but his first measure as the owner of the company is to charge a monthly fee of 8 dollars to people and companies that have a verified profile. Here we explain details about the new cost for having the blue popcorn.

How much will Twitter cost for verified people?

Through your profile Twitter, Elon Musk confirmed what he had already advanced: the blue popcorn for verified accounts will have a monthly cost of 8 dollarsequivalent to 157 Mexican pesosand explained that the price will be adjusted by country in proportion to purchasing power parity.

“Twitter’s current lords and peasants system of knowing who has or doesn’t have a blue checkmark sucks. Power to the people! Blue for $8/mo.

Elon Musk

How much will the verified social network cost per year?

Although it was initially speculated that the price for the verified accounts of Twitter would be 20 dollars a month and 240 a year, equivalent to 394 and 4 thousand 736 Mexican pesos, the tycoon confirmed the amount of 8 dollars per month.

  • Fee of 8 dollars per month, equivalent to 157 Mexican pesos.
  • Price of 96 dollars per year, which is equivalent to thousand 893 pesos.

What will be the privileges of the blue check mark on Twitter?

In accordance with Elon Muskhave a verified account Twitter will entail certain privileges for said persons or companies, among them:

  • Priority in replies, mentions and search, which is essential to defeat spam/scam
  • Ability to post long videos and audios
  • half ads

The profiles will also pay their respective eight dollars a month with the benefit of getting a bypass of paywall for publishers willing to work with the social network and noted that this will also give the company a source of income to reward content creators.

Who can have verified Twitter accounts?

With this initiative of Elon Musk, Twitter will not begin to have a cost for users, but those people and organizations with a verified account They will have to pay a monthly payment, that is:

  • Government office accounts
  • government people
  • Candidates for public office
  • news agencies
  • News agency employees
  • Freelance journalists
  • Organizations
  • leaders and executives
  • Entertainment or production companies
  • People from the world of entertainment
  • Professional sports organizations, teams and leagues
  • People in professional sports
  • People in the world of video games
  • activists and organizers
  • Content creators and influencers

In order for an account to receive the Twitter verificationthe profile must be authentic, relevant Y uniquethat is, the identity of the person must be confirmed, the account must represent a person or a widely recognized brand and must be actively used without having breached the rules of the platform.

Thus began the controversy over the price of verified Twitter!

After final purchase of Twitter by Elon Muskthe latter assured that “the entire verification process is being renewed at this time”, and began to speculate that having a verified account could begin to cost 20 dollars per month, which caused writer Stephen King’s anger.

Although this figure was never official, the debate with the author of books like “It” caused the businessman to make a counterproposal of 8 dollars a month for accounts that have a blue popcornnext to your name or in case a person wants to verify your profile. This ended up being fulfilled despite the discontent of the users.

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