Don’t panic, Twitter isn’t changing to a paid model (just yet).
Twitter is (potentially) interested in creating a premium product called, Twitter Blue.
Imaging being able to…
Save and organize your favorite tweets.
Have folders in your bookmarks.
Publish longer videos.
How much would pay for premium Twitter features like that?
While all of this is still a rumor, it’s sounding like there will be a monthly fee of $2.99 (USD) for this.
Subscription services are the present (and future) business models for many social media platforms.
Imagine a Twitter feed without ads?
That’s currently not happening, but a subscription model could be used for that as well.
The full story is here: Twitter mulling paid service called Twitter Blue, finds researcher (The Guardian).
What is Tech Tuesday?
If you ever find yourself wondering… What, exactly, is the point of TikTok? How can I make myself look better on a Zoom? Reddit? What’s that about? How do I help my kids be safer online? Who’s the latest creator and streamer that I should be checking out?
You are not alone.
Every Tuesday – for just a few minutes – I join Heather Backman (my old buddy from her days on CHOM FM) on the air at Jack 103 (Rogers Sports & Media) to give a quick blast about the current state of technology, media and Internet culture. We’re calling the segment Tech Tuesday (and we do it in just a few minutes).
Once the segment goes live on Jack 103, I will post it here for you to listen in, learn, share and engage….