Twitter introduced the power to put up longer tweets for paid customers Wednesday. So as an alternative of being restricted to 280 characters, Blue subscribers can put up tweets which might be as much as 4,000 characters lengthy. The identical restrict applies to cite tweets and replies. Twitter stated that together with lengthy tweets individuals can put up media like photographs or movies.
Whereas solely Twitter Blue subscribers can put up lengthy tweets, all customers will have the ability to learn them. You will note solely the primary 280 characters on the timeline, and if you wish to learn extra, you may click on on “Present extra” as proven within the tweet beneath.
want greater than 280 characters to precise your self?
we all know that numerous you do… and whereas we love an excellent thread, generally you simply need to Tweet the whole lot suddenly. we get that.
so we’re introducing longer Tweets! you are gonna need to examine this out. faucet this 👉… https://t.co/lge9udRzLE
— Twitter Blue (@TwitterBlue) February 8, 2023
The introduction of the format implies that of us shopping for subscriptions is perhaps tempted to put up longer tweets somewhat than threads. However with non-Blue customers nonetheless posting threads, this might get messy and complicated.
Twitter additionally stated on its Blue help web page that it’s going to quickly cut back advertisements for Blue subscribers to half. Elon Musk has beforehand talked a couple of costlier ad-free subscription plan as effectively.
Beforehand, Twitter Blue additionally launched the power to put up 60-minute-long movies. Musk certainly desires bloggers and video creators to put up their content material on the platform — however at a worth in fact.
Twitter Blue additionally expanded to India, Brazil, and Indonesia — making it 15 markets the place the subscription is on the market. In India, Twitter Blue prices ₹650 ($7.87) per thirty days, which is much increased than the worth level of different subscriptions like YouTube Premium, Spotify, or Apple Music. The entire latter price lower than $4 per thirty days. For comparability, Netflix’s highest tier plan, which lets you watch the streaming providers in 4K high quality on 4 screens, additionally prices ₹650 per thirty days.