Elon Musk’s Twitter has hiked the cost of its Blue service for Android users to $11 per month.
In countries where it is available, the Twitter Blue plan costs $8/month or $84/year to receive the blue checkmark and early access to features.
“All Twitter Blue features will be available immediately except the blue checkmark, which may take time to appear to ensure review of subscribed accounts meets all requirements,” according to the company’s Help Centre page.
With the use of Blue checkmarks, Twitter Blue features provide members a means to improve and personalize their Twitter experience. These features include custom app icons, custom navigation, top articles, the ability to undo tweets, the ability to post lengthier videos, and more.
Only the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and the UK presently offer the Twitter Blue plan on the web, iOS, or Android.
The company says that “it reserves the right without notice to remove your blue checkmark at any time in its sole discretion without offering you a refund, including if you violate our Terms of Service or if your account is suspended”.
The microblogging site also announced that it is testing a new service called Twitter Verification for Organizations, which is a service for big businesses on Twitter that provides a gold checkmark to official company accounts.