Twitter to Soon Become a Subscription Platform

You'll Soon Have to Pay a Subscription Fee to Use Twitter


TwitterTwitter now wants you to start paying for tweets or something close to that. Twitter isn’t that of a profitable company and this could be it for the social network whose major source of revenue comes from ad sales that account for 80% and licensed Twitter data.

No more “How is this site free?” tweets

This information comes after a job posting by the company. Twitter is recruiting engineers to become part of a new subscription team that will work with both the payments team and the team.

Is Twitter becoming Patreon, OnlyFans, Twitch or Substack? The questions are too many and the details are very scant.

Premium Twitter subscription?

Twitter stock went up after this listing was posted.

The new team goes by the codename “Gryphon”

“We are a new team, codenamed Gryphon. We are building a subscription platform, one that can be reused by other teams in the future. This is a first for Twitter” reads the listing.

A few years ago,  Twitter had considered a subscription option so this update could be it.

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