Twitter stars to dabble with getting fans to pay, Tech News News & Top Stories

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SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Twitter announced on Tuesday (June 22) that a small flock of high-flying tweeters in the United States will get to test a feature letting fans pay for special access to online content.

The one-to-many messaging platform began accepting applications from US Twitter users interested in trying to make money from Ticketed Spaces or Super Follows.

“Ticketed Spaces helps you create unique and exclusive live audio experiences in Twitter Spaces, ones your audience is willing to pay for,” Ellen Havlicek and Esther Crawford, of the product team, said in a post.

“Super Follows gives you a direct relationship with your most engaged followers that can generate monthly revenue.”

Social networks vie to be online homes for popular characters who attract audiences, which can then be targeted with advertising or promotions.

Along with wanting to ramp up user numbers and engagement, Twitter is seeking ways to increase revenue without interfering…

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