Micro-blogging service provider, Twitter which is struggling financially is considering to charge some of it’s users to make some money.
Yes, Twitter is considering to launch a premium versions of it’s Tweetdeck platform, which could run a subscription service for the first time.
Twitter, which was founded 11 years ago, has over 300 million users. But, unlike Facebook – it has failed to gain enough ad revenue to turn into profit.
As of now, the company has not made any official announcement on the paid version. If happened, the paid users would get would get access to an enhanced version of Tweetdeck, Twitter’s advanced interface that offers more functionality than Twitter.com.
“We regularly conduct user research to gather feedback about people’s Twitter experience and to better inform our product investment decisions, and we’re exploring several ways to make Tweetdeck even more valuable for professionals,” said twitter spokesperson.
The company is not considering to charge all the users, which would back-fire. In an email to selected users, the company described how the new tool would work.
Scoop: Twitter is developing an ‘advanced TweetDeck’ that would be available for monthly subscription fee & feature a range of new features: pic.twitter.com/MlKw8xZlVS
— Andrew Tavani (@andrewtavani) March 23, 2017
“The premium tool set will provide valuable viewing, posting and signalling tools like alerts, trends and activity analysis, advanced analytics, and composing and posting tools all in one customizable dashboard,” the email said.
Twitter envisions the TweetDeck “experience” would be used by marketers, journalists, professionals and others who use Twitter the most.