Twitter Blue Is Gone As The Implosion Of Twitter Continues

It seems that Elon Musk finally figured out that Twitter Blue has become a train wreck next to a dumpster fire that he could not fix. I say that because The Verge is reporting that Twitter Blue appears to have been deep sixed:

Twitter users are reporting that the option to sign up for the company’s new $7.99 subscription service, Twitter Blue, has disappeared from the platform’s iOS app just days after the service launched.

You could previously subscribe to Twitter Blue from the sidebar in the iOS app (the service has yet to launch for Android users), but users this morning reported that the option has disappeared. For those for whom the link is still available, trying to sign up only returns an error message. “Thank you for your interest!” it reads. “Twitter Blue will be available in your country in the future. Please check back later.”

I can confirm that the option is gone for me as well. And reverse engineering expert Jane Manchun Wong seems to have further proof:

So clearly this has been pulled by Twitter and it’s not an accident or an outage.

If it wasn’t clear before, it should be clear now. Elon Musk has no clue what he’s doing. He’s trying random stuff hoping to hit a home run, and he’s ignoring the people around him who are trying to give him advice. Assuming that they have the courage to speak truth to power. As a result you’re seeing stuff like this Twitter Blue train wreck next to a dumpster fire. And since this is happening in public, it is likely sending advertisers to the exits along with the money that Twitter needs to survive. That’s creating a death spiral that will be hard to escape. I say that because while some predict that Twitter will be sold by Elon Musk so that he can find some way to save face and recoup the money he’s spent on it. I seriously doubt that Twitter will survive that long because Musk is doing everything he possibly can to kill the platform.

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