Twitter ‘Spinning Up’ Subscriptions To Let Users Monetize Content: Elon Musk

Twitter 'Spinning Up' Subscriptions To Let Users Monetize Content: Elon Musk

Twitter CEO Elon Musk on Monday said that the micro-blogging platform is “spinning up subscriptions” so that users can “charge” their followers for specific content. When one user posted a long tweet with the new Blue feature that allows subscribers to create tweets of up to 4,000 characters.

Musk replied, “Good use of long tweet! Next update will allow much longer tweets with basic formatting, so you can post any content on Twitter. We’re also spinning up subscriptions, so you can charge people for some content and they can easily pay with one click.”

Many users expressed their thoughts on Musk’s post.

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While one user asked, “Charging to read a tweet? Or paywall?”, another commented, “Great idea. Now an author can publish his entire book on Twitter perhaps one chapter at a time. Leave the first few tweets as free and rest paid.”

The upcoming feature will be a great opportunity for users to earn money from their followers on the micro-blogging platform.

Meanwhile, last week, Twitter announced that it will no longer allow non-Twitter Blue users to use text messages as a two-factor authentication (2FA) method, after March 20.

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Earlier this month, Twitter confirmed that it will charge Rs 650 per month for its Twitter Blue service with verification on the web and Rs 900 on Android and iOS mobile devices in India.

Moreover, Twitter Blue subscribers in the US can create long tweets of up to 4,000 characters. Twitter Blue users will also see 50 per cent fewer ads in their home timeline.

(This report has been published as part of the auto-generated syndicate wire feed. Apart from the headline, no editing has been done in the copy by ABP Live.)

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