Twitter is beginning to roll out Tremendous Follows, its new function that lets customers cost for subscriber-only content material. Creators can set their tweets to exit to Tremendous Followers solely, and the tweets will seem within the timelines of simply these subscribers. The function, announced in February, is at present solely obtainable on Twitter’s iOS app and is proscribed to a check group of individuals within the US who applied to try it out.
iOS customers within the US and Canada can Tremendous Observe accounts which are within the preliminary check group. Tremendous Followers are recognized to creators by a badge that seems underneath their identify once they reply to tweets. Twitter plans to roll out the function on iOS in additional nations within the coming weeks and says it will likely be obtainable on Android and the net quickly.
Tremendous Follows customers can cost $2.99, $4.99, or $9.99 a month, with funds processed by way of Stripe. Twitter says customers can earn as much as 97 p.c of subscription income after third-party charges, till they attain a lifetime earnings restrict of $50,000 throughout all Twitter monetization merchandise. After hitting that restrict, Twitter says customers can earn as much as 80 p.c of income after third-party charges.
Individuals who don’t have the Tremendous Follows function can apply for a waitlist underneath the monetization tab within the Twitter app. To be eligible, individuals must have at the least 10,000 followers, be at the least 18 years previous, have tweeted 25 occasions within the final 30 days, be within the US, and adjust to Twitter’s Super Follows policy.
Twitter has been exploring varied monetization methods for creators just lately, together with a tip jar feature, ticketed Spaces, a shopping section, and a newsletter subscription button. Twitter says it plans so as to add newsletters, nameless subscriptions, unique Areas, and Patreon-like subscription tiers to Tremendous Follows.