Twitter announces ‘Super Followers', letting you pay a monthly fee to creators for exclusive content

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(Pocket-lint) - Twitter has agelong promised much ways for contented creators to gain income directly from their fanbase, and contiguous the institution is taking a immense measurement successful helping execute that goal. The societal media elephantine contiguous has introduced a caller diagnostic which is being dubbed "Super Followers" - a caller enactment that allows users to complaint up to $9.99 per period for entree to exclusive Twitter content. 

In the company's announcement post, Twitter writes 

   With Super Follows, radical tin make an other level of speech connected Twitter (sharing bonus Tweets and more!) to interact authentically with their astir engaged followers – each portion earning money.

To start, Twitter is opening up the diagnostic with 3 terms tiers users tin acceptable connected their profile: $2.99 / $4.99 / $9.99, however, successful addition, earlier this twelvemonth Twitter released a diagnostic known arsenic Tip Jar, wherever immoderate verified accounts could alteration an other fastener to their illustration that allows fans to nonstop them wealth directly. 

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The interface detailing however users volition beryllium capable to specifically nonstop retired contented to their Super Followers only.

Is Super Followers unfastened to everyone?

In the archetypal blog post, Twitter clarifies that Super Followers volition lone beryllium disposable to a tiny radical of users successful the United States to begin. 

We’re conscionable getting started and truthful for now, a tiny radical wrong the U.S. who applied tin acceptable up a Super Follows subscription. People tin proceed to use to articulation the waitlist to acceptable up a Super Follows subscription by swiping unfastened the sidebar connected your Home timeline, tapping connected Monetization, past selecting Super Follows. To beryllium eligible for the waitlist close now, you request to person 10K oregon much followers, beryllium astatine slightest 18 years old, person tweeted 25 times wrong the past 30 days, beryllium successful the U.S., and travel our Super Follows Policy. 

To work much astir Twitter's different monetization feature, Tip Jar, pat here. 

Writing by Alex Allegro. Originally published connected 1 September 2021.

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