Musk mulls ‘lower-tier pricing’
He also said that X will charge a “lower-tier pricing” than the existing cost for current X premium subscribers. But he did not say what the pricing could be. The Tesla chief said that he wants it to be a small amount of money. He further said that it is the only defense against the “vast armies of bots”.
Earlier, Twitter was free of charge. However, the company imposed a monthly charge of $8 after Elon Musk acquired the social media platform and changed its name. A monthly verified subscription on X costs $1,000, with an extra $50 a month for each additional affiliate.
Elon Musk acquired Twitter for $44 billion
He bought many changes including the name. He added a view count to posts and a 2,400-per-day post limit, 400-per-day follow limit and 500-per-day direct message limit. Besides, the paid users can also edit posts, upload 1080p videos and create posts longer than the standard 240-character limit.
Why does X think of charging its users?
X chief Elon Musk has said he is considering charging the users to “combat vast armies of bots” on the website. He said that it is the only defense against the bots.
How much does X charge its users?
X charges a monthly fee of $8 for a verified account. Besides, a monthly verified subscription on X costs $1,000, with an extra $50 a month for each additional affiliate.
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