Elon Musk has officially taken over as the “sole director” of Twitter after completing his $44 billion (£38 billion) acquisition of the firm.
“The bird is freed”, he subsequently tweeted.
According to a Bloomberg report, the owner of Tesla and SpaceX is also rumoured to be removing permanent restrictions on user accounts since he disapproves of lifetime suspensions.
NEW CHANGES TO BE INTRODUCED ON TWITTER
He recently revealed that he will boost the monthly rate for Twitter Blue to $20 and charge $8 for blue ticks to users on the platform. All of the sweep changes are abrupt and are consistent with his goal of turning Twitter into a successful business.
In order to promote content creators on the network, he also unveiled a creator programme similar to YouTube.
He is currently planning to bring Twitter’s long-gone Vine programme back to the site. On October 31, Elon Musk polled Twitter users about the possibility of reviving Vine. 69.6% of respondents hit the “yes” button. Only 30.4% of respondents opposed bringing Vine back. More than 238.2k people liked and 27.1k people retweeted the survey.
Elon Musk new adventure as Twitter chief is going to a challenging tide as his decision to bring back vine is going to face heavy competition from Instagram & Snapchat, which made twitter to shut down vine in 2016. Apart from that charging user for blue badge is another latest controversial buzz among celebrities.