Twitter Blue Price Rises to $7.99

Twitter has pushed out an update for its iOS app.

Now, the "blue tick" will be something Twitter users have to pay for.

Twitter Blue has risen to $7.99 per month in the US from $4.99.

Musk has indicated that this will be scaled to purchasing power in other countries.

Twitter Blue Tick will first be available in the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.

Twitter Blue subscribers will see half as many ads.