Twitter has launched a new feature for its Spaces platform, which lets users create audio-based chat rooms that are live and interactive. The newest feature, called Ticketed Spaces, allows creators to monetize their content by charging a fee for entry to these rooms masstamilan.
Using Spaces can be a great way for advocacy organizations to engage with their supporters and mobilize them around rapid-response moments like day-of-actions, call banks, and rallies. They also allow advocates to make connections with journalists and other experts in their field. Several advocacy organizations have already used Spaces, including DemCast, which hosted two Spaces about the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act myvuhub.
This is part of Twitter’s push to provide more financial incentives for creators and their followers to keep posting and stay engaged on the platform. In addition, Twitter has relaunched its verification program and is working on a subscription service, which could eventually let people pay for extra features and tools within the platform teachertn.
The feature, which is initially being tested out by a small group of US users, will be available to all Twitter users at some point. However, users will have to meet certain requirements in order to host a ticketed Space: They’ll need at least 1,000 followers, they’ll have hosted at least three spaces in the past 30 days and they’ll have to be at least 18 years old.
Hosts will be able to set a price for tickets and will get 80 percent of their earnings from ticket sales after Apple and Google’s app store fees are taken out. Payments will be handled by Stripe, which Twitter says will cover the cost of its transaction fees.
Those interested in hosting a Ticketed Space should apply by signing up on Twitter’s website. Once approved, they’ll need to go through the normal Spaces process and schedule a date for their event. Once the date is set, hosts will be able to select a ticket quantity and set a price for their Space pagalsongs.
According to The Verge, Twitter is launching Ticketed Spaces in the United States “in the next couple of weeks” with other regions to follow. As with other monetization efforts, those who wish to host a Ticket Space will need to have at least 1,000 followers and have hosted at least three spaces in the past month.
To use Ticketed Spaces, hosts will need to have a Stripe account and be willing to accept payments from anyone who participates in the event. They’ll also need to set their ticket prices at a level that they feel comfortable with, as well as ensure the quality of the audio and sound quality during the event yareel.
In a statement, a Twitter spokesperson explained that the company’s goal is to help creators earn a living from their on-platform work by making it easy for them to monetize their content. As with all of Twitter’s other monetization efforts, Spaces is not designed to replace ad revenue.