Sophie Beard posted on 25 May 2021
Twitter users can now give and receive money on the platform
Twitter has announced that they’re testing a Tip Jar for selected users using Twitter in English to collect payment for their content. The group applicable to add Tip Jar to their profile currently includes creators, journalists, experts, and nonprofits, but this is expected to be expanded.
So how will it work? Twitter explains:
You’ll know an account’s Tip Jar is enabled if you see a Tip Jar icon next to the Follow button on their profile page. Tap the icon, and you’ll see a list of payment services or platforms that the account has enabled. Select whichever payment service or platform you prefer and you’ll be taken off Twitter to the selected app where you can show your support in the amount you choose. The services* you can add today include Bandcamp, Cash App, Patreon, PayPal and Venmo. Twitter takes no cut. On Android, tips can also be sent within Spaces.
How to send a tip
How to set up Tip Jar, if you have access
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