Twitter has announced a limited launch of its Super Follows feature, a replacement subscription-based opportunity that permits users to share content only with paying followers. The new feature is restricted to several accounts, but Twitter will make it available to additional users in the future.
Twitter has been talking about its monetization plans for a short time now, though the introduction and rollout of such capabilities will happen slowly. The feature is officially called Super Follow, and it revolves around a subscription-based system not unlike Patreon and similar platforms.
Super Follow enables creators to monetize their Twitter accounts and, therefore, the content they share. At the same time, followers can use the chance to financially support their favourite creators and obtain access to unique content. For instance, someone who created a podcast can use Super Follows to share extra audio content and behind-the-scenes looks at their work with paying followers.
Twitter suggests the Super Follows a spread of creators and users often employs features to fund their projects, including writers, activists, comedians, experts, musicians, and more. Three subscription rate options are available: $2.99, $4.99, and $9.99. people that subscribe to a Twitter creator will get a special ‘Super Follower’ badge next to their name.
Because the feature is new, Twitter says it’s limiting its availability to only a tiny number of individuals located within the US. the corporate features a waitlist that interested users can check-in for, putting them in line to potentially get access to Super Follow within the future. the complete list of FAQs, including checking in to Supper Follow someone, is often found on Twitter’s website.