Twitter Elon Musk: Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has announced a new pay-per-article feature for media publishers on Twitter. This feature allows media publishers to monetize their content on Twitter by charging a fee for access to their articles. In this article, we’ll discuss this new feature and its potential impact on the media industry.
Elon Musk, the owner of the social media platform Twitter, recently offered a big surprise to users. Musk tweeted that users will now have to pay per item.
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What is the Pay-per-article feature?
Pay per article feature is a new feature on Twitter which media editors allows them to charge a fee for access to their articles. This means that users will have to pay a fee to read the full article on Twitter. This feature is similar to the paywall feature on news sites, where users have to pay a fee to access the full content of an article.
How does this work?
Media publishers can choose to enable pay-per-article functionality for their Twitter articles. Users who wish to read the full article will have to pay a fee to access it. The fee will be collected by Twitter and the revenue will be split between Twitter and the media publisher.
How it could affect the media industry:
The pay-per-article feature has the potential to significantly impact the media industry. It provides an additional source of income for media publishers that can help them sustain their business. This feature encourages media publishers to create high-quality content for user payment are willing to.
However, the pay-per-item feature also raises concerns about access to information. Some argue that charging for access to articles may limit access to information to those who cannot afford to pay. It could also lead to a two-tiered system where only those who can pay have access to quality information.
The blue tick will also cost money each month
If a Twitter user wants to get a Blue Tick or wants to carry over a Blue Tick already received, he/she must subscribe to Twitter Blue. Twitter Blue subscription will cost Rs.650 in India. Apart from this, this amount for mobile users is Rs 900 per month.
Pay Per Article is a new and easy way for media publishers to monetize their content on Twitter. While this provides an additional revenue stream, it also raises concerns about access to information. As the feature rolls out, it will be interesting to see how it affects media outlets and whether it can provide a sustainable business model for media publishers.
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