Since the billionaire Elon Musk He went on to become the new owner of Twitter. This social network has undergone several changes in its operation, such as the implementation of the Twitter Blue service. However, the platform would have implemented a new change that many Internet users do not like. People who do not have an account or who have not previously logged in have been blocked from consulting tweets.
Until now, the users that they had not logged in they had the possibility to see the tweets and public profiles. However, now users have to sign up for an account or access their profile to see anything on Twitter.
The social network he won’t confirm if this was a technical error or an intentional decision, as one of Musk’s first moves after taking over the company was to nearly eliminate his communications team. Also, according to the portal The Verge, offline users have been unable to use Twitter’s search function since April.
For the aforementioned medium, this change in Twitter could be a strategy to put pressure on visitors so that they become official users and, consequently, potential Twitter Blue subscribers.
Free account holders of Twitter they can still access public tweets and other information, though many of the features like tweet editing and user verification are locked behind a subscription to Twitter Blue. Other main functions of this platform could soon follow the same path.