Twitter Blue to Relaunch with Actual Verification Process, Higher Price for Apple Users

Twitter has updated its terms of service.

To require users to verify their phone number before purchasing a Twitter Blue subscription

Additionally, you cannot change your username, display name, or profile picture for 7 days before purchasing a plan.

Web sign-up is $8/month, iOS sign-up is $11/month, and allows-

“access to subscriber-only features, including a blue check mark” per tweet on your corporate account

The high cost of iOS subscriptions could be a move by Twitter to offset the cost of Apple's 30% commission on in-app subscriptions.