Elon Musk has teased a glimpse of his vision to transform Twitter – the buzzing social network he bought for $44 billion – into an "everything app", with multiple services including messaging, video, and payments.

In a recent presentation, Musk shared some of his plans for the microblogging platform, including advertising for entertainment, a paywalled video feature (an idea similar to offerings from platforms like OnlyFans), encrypted direct messages (DMs) which could rival WhatsApp, Telegram and Signal, as well as long-form tweets that will allow users to attach text of up to 400 characters to tweets instead of posting screenshots of notepads.

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