Elon Musk, a tech billionaire, has made more changes to Twitter. As of Monday, confirmed users are the only ones who can use TweetDeck.
The social media company said that users will soon need to be verified to use the platform and that the change will happen in 30 days.
Twitter sent out a tweet with the news about an updated version of TweetDeck that has new features. It wasn’t clear if Twitter would charge users for both the new and old versions of TweetDeck.
We have just launched a new, improved version of TweetDeck. All users can continue to access their saved searches & workflows via https://t.co/2WwL3hNVR2 by selecting “Try the new TweetDeck” in the bottom left menu.
Some notes on getting started and the future of the product…
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) July 3, 2023
When asked for a reply, Twitter didn’t answer right away.
If Twitter started charging for TweetDeck, which was free before and is used by many businesses and news organizations to easily watch content, it could help the company make more money. Under billionaire Elon Musk’s ownership, Twitter has had trouble keeping its advertising income.
Just a few days ago, Musk said that both confirmed and unverified users would be able to read only a certain number of posts per day “to stop extreme levels of data scraping and system manipulation.”
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People on Twitter were very angry about what he said, and ad experts said it would hurt the new CEO, Linda Yaccarino, who started last month.
People have to pay $8 per month to have their accounts verified, while businesses have to pay $1,000 per month.