Last year, X announced that it would remove the 2FA feature via SMS for non-subscribers of X premium. Today, it shared that these users in the U.S. can log in via passkeys on their iOS devices.
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Elon Musk has finally made TweetDeck (or XPro) for paid users only. It has been reported that free users are unable to access TweetDeck without an Blue subscription. This comes after X rebranding.
The social media platform Twitter (now X) now allows its users to hide their blue checkmarks if they want to. The feature is available for the subscriber of the $8/mo subscription called X Blue.
Earlier this week Elon Musk started removing the iconic bluebird branding of Twitter across its web and apps, even Twitter HQ had the signage pulled down, but not everyone is a fan of the new 'X'.
Twitter said the new DM limit policy is designed "to reduce spam in Direct Messages." However, it may also be another way to gets users to sign up for a paid Twitter Blue verified account.
Elon Musk has confirmed reports that users need to be logged in to view any part of Twitter. He called it a temporary emergency measure in response to data pillaging, as he puts it.
Twitter now forces you to sign into its website to view any content. The move by the company comes a few months after it locked down the search feature for use by only those with an account.
Twitter will allegedly implement new rules for DMs. Free users will have limits on sending DMs to non-followers, requiring mutual following for unlimited access. Read on for the details.
Twitter Blue subscribers now have a new perk as part of their paid monthly subscription. The company has now increased the time window in which Blue users can make changes to their tweets.
Twitter's encrypted DMs are now available for eligible users on the latest versions of its app for mobile and web. The feature only works for verified users, verified organizations, and affiliates.
The newly restored blue checkmarks are another example of a partial reversal for Twitter, which took down the legacy verified badges for nearly all of the accounts that had them just a few days ago.
Elon Musk has admitted that he's paying for a few celebrities like Stephen King, LeBron James, and William Shatner to keep their blue verified checkmark when everyone else now has to pay $8 a month.
Now the only way you can have a blue "Verified" checkmark on your Twitter page is to pay $8 a month for a Twitter Blue subscription that also comes with a number of other features.
Twitter Blue customers can now post long-form content on the social network. The company said subscribers will have an upper limit for their posts of 10,000 characters. It also launched subscriptions.
Twitter was expected to remove verified checkmarks from older, non-paying, accounts this weekend, but the social network decided instead to label them as having a "legacy verified account."
The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Politico, and other big media outlets have publicly revolted against Elon Musk's plan to charge $8 a month for a blue "verification" check on Twitter accounts.
Twitter is working on a new For You feed that boosts blue tick accounts. Elon Musk also stated that those who want to vote in polls will now also need to purchase Twitter Blue for $7 per month.
The option to either show or hide the Twitter Blue checkmark was discovered in the social network's code by an app developer, but this feature could end up not going live to the general public.
By April 1st, Twitter will remove all legacy verified checkmarks on its platform. These checkmarks were previously given to high-profile accounts like celebrities, politicians, and public figures.
Twitter has laid off more people during the weekend, according to a recent report. This included product manager Esther Crawford, who spearheaded Twitter Blue and the upcoming payments platform.
If you're one of the many Twitter users who will lose access to SMS authentication, fear not — there is still a way for you to secure your account without paying for a Twitter Blue subscription.
Non-Twitter Blue subscribers have until the 20th of March, 2023, to disable or change their text message method of two-factor authentication as it will be disabled after this time by the company.
If you live in the US and have signed up for Twitter Blue for $8 a month, you can now write up to 4,000 characters in one tweet. This could be a major reason to subscribe to the Blue service.
Few details about the new Twitter ad-sharing program have been announced, other than that the money will come from ads which will appear in the reply threads of paid Blue Verified users.
Recent updates to Instagram have been found to contain code that suggests it is working on a paid verification system similar to what currently exists on Twitter as a part of its Twitter Blue tier.
Twitter is reportedly preparing to lay off more of its employees, reducing the company's headcount to about 2,000. The social media firm has also just announced an annual Blue subscription plan.
Twitter has rebranded Blue for Business as 'Verification for Organisations' and has opened the waitlist to use the new system, which allows for affiliated accounts to be linked together.
Twitter is rolling out Blue for Business, a subscription service that helps identify brands and their affiliates. The social media company is now testing the feature with certain businesses.
After Twitter CEO Elon Musk ran a poll to ask the public whether he should step down as the social media company's CEO, over 57% of 17 million accounts said that they want Musk out.
Twitter is set to relaunch its Blue subscription, which will now require people to verify their phone numbers before they can get a checkmark. Its CEO also confirmed plans to increase tweet limits.
Twitter plans to charge $11 per month for its subscription on the iPhone in order to account for the 30% cut that Apple takes from in-app purchases. On the web, however, the same will cost $7.
New Twitter owner Elon Musk is holding off on relaunching its paid verification service until significant impersonations stop. He originally announced that the service will return on November 29.
During a court testimony, Elon Musk stated that he plans to find a new leader to run Twitter. The business mogul has been busy making big changes at the company since he took over last October.
Twitter will relaunch its blue checkmark subscription service on November 29, according to its CEO Elon Musk. This news comes after verified trolls posted inappropriate content on the platform.
If you want to continue using Twitter despite all the drama happening around the platform, a simple Chrome extension (coming soon to Firefox) will help you deal with an influx of impersonators.
It looks like double verified checks are back, this time only for selected company accounts, government officials and news outlets after several verified accounts trolled and spammed on the platform.
Elon Musk has asked Twitter employees to brace for a difficult time ahead due to economic turmoil, while also permanently banning remote work much like his other companies SpaceX and Tesla.
Twitter has dropped the "Official" checkmark less than a full day after its release. CEO Elon Musk also said that the company will retain the original Twitter checkmark to avoid confusion.
It seems that Twitter is aware that giving blue ticks to everyone can become very confusing. To solve this problem, the platform is introducing an "Official" tag on top of the current blue checkmark.
Mastodon, running under the slogan "social networking that's not for sale," is ad-free and offers various microblogging features. The Twitter alternative is growing rapidly since Musk' takeover.