Musk, who revealed a 9.2% stake in Twitter a few days ago, has been offered a seat on its board, a move that has some Twitter employees panicking about his ability’s future. moderate content.
Twitter Blue, launching in June 2021, is Twitter’s first subscription service and offers “exclusive access to premium features” on a monthly subscription basis, according to Twitter. It is available in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
In a Twitter post, the executive of electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc suggested that users who sign up for Twitter Blue should pay significantly less than the current $2.99 per month, and should get an authentication tick as well as local currency payment option.
“The price should probably be ~$2/month, but paid 12 months up front and the account is unchecked for 60 days (watch out for credit card chargebacks) and suspended with no refund if used for a scam or spam,” Musk said in a tweet.
“And no ads,” Musk suggested. “The power of corporations to dictate policy is greatly enhanced if Twitter depends on advertising dollars to survive.”
Musk also offered a dogecoin payment option and asked Twitter users for their thoughts.
Twitter declined to comment on Musk’s suggestions.
The company already allows people to tip their favorite content creators using bitcoins. Twitter said last year that it planned to support authentication of NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, which are digital assets such as images or videos that exist on a blockchain.
Musk also launched a poll on his Twitter account – which has more than 81 million followers – asking if the company’s San Francisco headquarters should be converted into a homeless shelter because “nobody shows up (to work there). )”. The poll received more than 300,000 votes in one hour, with 90% positive responses.