Paid subscriptions are coming to TikTok very soon. The first beta tests will be launched on May 26, the social network has formalized. Pricing will start at $4.99 per month and can go up to $24.99 per month. It will be necessary to be at least 18 years old to subscribe to a subscription, and to have at least 1000 subscribers to be eligible.
On the run for several months already, paid subscriptions are about to arrive on TikTok. The thing has finally been formalized by the social network, in a dedicated blog post and a promotional video. From this Thursday, March 26, a handful of users will be able to test the new functionality in beta, which will allow them to obtain a certain number of advantages. For the moment, you will first need to receive an invitation from an influencer to join the program.
In addition, not all influencers on the platform will be able to ask their subscribers to subscribe to a paid plan. For this, it will be necessary to have at least 1000 subscribers in order to be eligible. Similarly, only adult users will be able to send money monthly to their favorite influencers. If all these conditions are met, all that remains is to take out the credit card.
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TikTok launches its paid subscription program
Regarding prices, they start at 4.99 dollars per month. We do not yet know the exact prices in euros, but it is a safe bet that they are relatively similar. In addition, the most generous users will be able to increase the bill up to 24.99 dollars per month. In exchange, the latter will be entitled to several advantages, such as special emotes in the Lives chat, or even badges specific to each influencer.
In addition, the latter will have access to a chat reserved for paying subscribers, thus facilitating interactions between fans. As for content creators, the news is also very well received, especially at the idea of touching “a stable monthly income”. Also, it’s worth noting that after months, if not years, of being copied by the competition, it’s now TikTok’s turn to take a look at the best of its rivals.
Source : TikTok