Twitter has started rolling out a new Spaces tier for Super Follows creators so that they can host Spaces that are exclusively available to their paying subscribers or their “super followers.” The new tier is described as “a new way to get even more connected with your Super Followers.”
Twitter has launched exclusive Spaces for Super Follows in the United States
With Super Follows is a way for creators to monetize their tweets by allowing access to exclusive tweets through a monthly subscription. Now, in addition to tweets, followers who pay for a monthly subscription to a creator will also have access to exclusive Spaces.
The company also offers Ticketed Spaces for creators which allows hosts to charge anywhere between $1 to $999 to attend a Space. However, offering exclusive Spaces for Super Following a Twitter account is another way to boost monetization since the only selling point for Super Following a Twitter account before today has been seeing and interacting with exclusive tweets.
Now, if a creator offers a Super Follow subscription, their subscribers will be able to attend an exclusive Twitter Spaces where the only other users are individuals who also Super Follow the account. So, creators can host private and intimate events with their more dedicated followers.
introducing Super Follows Spaces 🤝 a new way to get even more connected with your Super Followers
rolling out now to all Super Follows creators pic.twitter.com/sX2fuGfiX8
— Super Follows (@SuperFollows) May 17, 2022
Currently, the Super Follows feature is only available to users in the United States. Creators who want to apply to the program have to fulfill some requirements: they must be 18 or older, have at least 10,000 followers, and have posted a minimum of 25 tweets in the past 30 days. Creators who get accepted can then charge $2.99, $4.99, or $9.99 for the monthly subscription. As of right now, it is unclear if or when the feature will be expanded to other regions.
Last month, the micro-blogging giant also announced a ton of improvements to Spaces including a new conversation thread button and an option to share audio clips.
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