Twitter is launching a new ‘Tip Jar’ function to permit customers to ship and obtain cash on the platform by cost companies.
The social media large says it has observed customers typically share hyperlinks to cost strategies for folks to assist their work or ask for just a little further assist and that this newest function is supposed to make this course of simpler.
You’ll know an account’s Tip Jar is enabled should you see a Tip Jar icon subsequent to the comply with button on their profile web page. Once you faucet on the icon, you’ll see a listing of cost companies or platforms that the account has enabled.
Once you choose a cost service, you’ll be redirected to the chosen app and might then enter a cost quantity. The companies which are presently supported embrace PayPal, Patreon, Venmo and Cash App. It’s price noting that Venmo and Cash App will not be accessible in Canada.
A restricted group of people that use Twitter in English are presently ready so as to add a Tip Jar to their profile. This group consists of creators, journalists, consultants and nonprofits. Twitter notes that extra folks will be capable to add a Tip Jar to their profile quickly.
“Tip Jar is an easy way to support the incredible voices that make up the conversation on Twitter. This is a first step in our work to create new ways for people to receive and show support on Twitter – with money,” Twitter outlined.
Everyone utilizing Twitter in English can begin sending recommendations on Twitter for iOS and Android at this time.