Twitter Blue was launched final summer season within the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand and prices $2.99 (£2.29) a month for options resembling undoing tweets earlier than they’re revealed, studying some information articles with out adverts and additional color schemes.
Mr Musk mentioned the worth ought to fall to lower than $2 a month however customers ought to need to pay for 12 months upfront, which he mentioned would stop scammers making the most of it.
He additionally urged that Twitter ought to settle for cost in dogecoin, the cryptocurrency that he has usually promoted and that iTesla’s on-line merchandise retailer accepted.
Twitter revealed final week that Mr Musk had acquired a 9.2pc stake within the firm, making him its greatest shareholder. The Tesla and SpaceX founder has additionally joined Twitter’s board.
The firm has advised employees that he’ll reply questions on his priorities in an upcoming Q&A with workers.
Over the weekend, Mr Musk individually urged that Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters ought to be transformed right into a homeless shelter, saying “no one shows up anyway”.