Twitter has announced the launch of its paid subscription feature called 'Super Follow' through a blog post on August 31. It said that the feature will at present only be available to iOS users in the US and Canada, although it will expand to iOS, Android, and web users worldwide over time. Only certain accounts who had applied to Twitter's call for applications to use the feature when it first launches will be able to enable it right now, although there is a waitlist coming up for new entrants. The 'Super Follow' feature marks Twitter's efforts to compete with other social media networks that allow monetisation and offer exclusive subscriptions like OnlyFans, YouTube, Substack, and more. Meanwhile, Twitter has also faced heat for instances of massive trolling and hate speech on its platform due to its broadcast-like design, which it has tried to curtail by introducing features such as restricting tweet replies, hide replies, and now by introducing exclusive content. Waitlist for being eligible to allow super-followers Twitter hinted that there was going to be a waitlist for new entrants looking to use the feature. To be eligible for it, they would have to meet the following criteria: Have 10K or more followers Be at least 18 years old Should have tweeted 25 times within the last 30 days Should be in the U.S. Needs to follow Twitter's Super Follows Policy. The pricing for subscriptions Twitter said that there will be three price points for subscriptions, payable monthly, and they…
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