Twitter plans to start out charging practically $20 a month for customers to remain verified. That is a part of a premium service that shall be rolled out below Elon Musk’s management, based on a report. “The entire verification course of is being revamped proper now,” Musk, who took over because the CEO of the social media platform Friday, October 28, tweeted Sunday, October 30. The corporate additionally plans to lift its non-compulsory $4.99-a-month premium subscription known as Twitter Blue to $19.99 a month. Nevertheless, that worth is topic to vary, The Verge reported, citing inside correspondence and other people conversant in the matter. Twitter will add extra options, together with verification, to deliver its subscription as much as par with the fee hike. Elon Musk plans to make verified customers pay cash to maintain their verified standing. Present verified customers have 90 days to subscribe to the brand new Twitter Blue after its launch or they’ll lose their blue checkmarks, based on The Verge. The present Twitter Blue launched a couple of yr in the past and provides subscribers a method to view ad-free articles from some publishers in addition to further customization settings. Musk has been outspoken about his need to develop subscription numbers to account for half of Twitter’s income in addition to his eagerness to overtake the platform’s verification course of.