Elon Musk announced recently that Twitter will allow media publishers to charge users per-article basis with one click. He called it a win for both the public and media organisations.
To be rolled out in May, the feature will enable users who haven’t signed up for the monthly subscription “to pay a higher per article price for when they want to read an occasional article”.
Rolling out next month, this platform will allow media publishers to charge users on a per article basis with one click.
This enables users who would not sign up for a monthly subscription to pay a higher per article price for when they want to read an occasional article.…
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 29, 2023
Just this Friday, Musk announced that Twitter will partake in a 10% cut after the first year of subscriptions, which would include long-form text and hours-long video.
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The Twitter CEO has been striving to bring revenue into the social media company with new strategies, especially after it experienced a drop in its advertising income last year. The company’s workforce has also significantly been reduced from 7,500 to 1,500, The Guardian reported.
Twitter has also been repeatedly warned about monitoring digital platforms, with breaches risking a fine of 6% of global turnover and even a suspension of the service.