Elon Musk at the 2022 Met Gala. Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Photos

  • Elon Musk announced a rebrand of a Twitter function permitting customers to subscribe to exclusive content material.
  • The Twitter owner stated these who subscribe to him for $four a month will be capable to “ask-me-something.”
  • “Subscriptions” has comparable capabilities to the “Super Follows,” initial announced in February 2021. 

Elon Musk announced the rebranding of the “Super Follows” function on Thursday as “Subscriptions” that will enable customers to subscribe to exclusive content material.

In his tweet, Musk stated customers will be capable to charge followers for exclusive content material, which includes lengthy-type text, lengthy-type videos, and subscriber-only Spaces. Subscribers would also get specific badges. 

Musk has his own “Subscriptions” and said these who subscribe to him, for $four a month according to his profile, will be capable to “ask-me-something” when every single handful of weeks.

Elon Musk’s Twitter web page. Twitter

The billionaire added that “Twitter will retain none of the dollars” customers make for the subsequent 12 months, minus what he stated was a 30% charge imposed by each Apple and Google on iOS and Android. 

Google told Reuters that Musk’s claim was incorrect, adding it had lowered the service charge for all subscriptions on Google Play final year from 30% to 15%.

Twitter’s most recent try to raise additional income came as Musk stated the corporation was now “roughly breaking even” in a Twitter Spaces interview on Wednesday with BBC News correspondent James Clayton.

Given that taking more than the social media corporation in October, Musk implemented new capabilities, such as Twitter Blue, which enable customers to get a blue verify mark if they paid for a month-to-month membership. He also lowered the workforce by about 80%.

Apple and Google did not promptly respond to requests for comment from Insider produced outdoors typical functioning hours. Twitter responded to a request for comment with an automated message that did not address the inquiry. 

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