August 14, 2022

What you need to know

  • Twitter Blue is seeing a price hike for new and existing subscribers.
  • The monthly subscription rate has cranked up from $2.99 to $4.99.
  • Early adopters will start paying the new monthly fee in October.

Twitter Blue is seeing a price hike to continue developing new features and improving existing ones, according to the company, marking the first time the subscription rate has been raised since its launch in June of last year.

In an email sent out to subscribers, Twitter said that it has raised the subscription service’s price for new users as of July 27 or July 28, depending on their time zone (via Max Weinbach (opens in new tab)). It now costs $4.99, a 67% increase from $2.99.