Is X going to charge its users soon?
Elon Musk indicated that X, formerly Twitter, will soon be charging all of its users a monthly fee to access the social media app.
“We’re moving to having a small monthly payment for the use of the system,” Musk reportedly said in a recent AI discussion with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
This comes in line with his efforts to minimize bots on the platform. The X owner explained that bots cost “a fraction of a penny” to set up, so raising the cost of an account to “a few dollars or something” could help put off software operators. “Plus, every time a bot creator wanted to make another bot, they would need another new payment method,” Musk added.
Currently, X Premium is the only subscription service it offers. With monthly and annual rates that range from PHP 440 to PHP 6,300, its features include a verified account badge (blue checkmark), editable posts, a higher character limit, and more.
Would you consider paying a monthly fee to be on X? Tell us your thoughts in the comments.
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