Twitter's premium offering 'Twitter Blue' is now available in the United States and New Zealand and includes ad-free articles from partner publications, the company announced in a blog post on November 9. Twitter will share a portion of its revenue from Twitter Blue with the publications, the announcement said. "Our goal is to help each publishing partner make 50% more per person than they would’ve made from serving ads to that person," Twitter said in the announcement. Twitter Blue was first rolled out in Australia and Canada in June this year. In the past few years, various countries including France, Australia, and Spain have demanded that platforms like Google and Facebook share their revenues with publishers. With Twitter Blue, Twitter is seemingly trying to find a middle-path in that negotiation, pocketing the revenue from ads while voluntarily sharing revenue from…
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