Twitter Blue still isn’t worth it, according to our readers


What do you want to know

  • We asked our readers if they would subscribe to Twitter Blue at its new price, given the new features.
  • Of more than 1,200 votes, 80% say they wouldn’t pay for Twitter Blue.
  • Some readers are interested in Elon Musk’s call for free speech on the platform.

Twitter is expected to start rolling out its updated Blue subscription any day now. The update comes with new benefits, such as priority in answers and searches, fewer ads, a secondary tag, and more. However, the update also comes at a price, dropping from $4.99 to $8.

Over the weekend, we asked our readers if they were willing to pay $8 for Twitter Blue, given the new perks announced by Elon Musk. Out of over 1200 votes, 80% of our readers said they would “absolutely not” pay the $8. Meanwhile, 14% say they wouldn’t mind paying, while just under 5% were on the fence.

Responses to a survey asking if readers would pay for Twitter Blue.

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One reader, Somedude on Twitter, said he wouldn’t consider adding Twitter to his growing list of followers: