Twitter capabilities now include “Tip Jars”, hip-hip-hooray and we should take notice.
Now that members of Twitter can monetize their tweets with tips there are a plethora of opportunities we hope to see come to see the light of day. Now more than ever, providing monetization for communities is a growing necessity for those who have had their content monetized by platforms since advertisement rollouts.
Tip Jar is an easy way to support the incredible voices that make up the conversation on Twitter. This is a first step in our work to create new ways for people to receive and show support on Twitter – with money.Twitter
Even with recent news from the Washingtonian staff one day strike and refusal to publish after the CEO’s Op-Ed about remote work and the valuation of the publishers contributions. Give those journalists a tip jar and all the others as well. With Twitter member monetization we can see that the distribution of information could see a unforeseen disruption.
Long Form & Streamers Find A New Home
From Twitch.tv to YouTube & Triller, the video on demand (VOD) monetization is exploding and content creators are cashing in (even on Facebook Live too!) and getting paid. So, it seems like a natural progression for our Twitter friends. @push_star will be testing out the new features for certain.