Instagram newly began testing paid subscriptions with a little content creators and influencers in the US, allowing them to charge their followers a monthly fee in exchange for limited content, live videos, stories, and a purple badge next to their username to show they are subscribed when they interact with the creator. While the paid subscriptions attribute is only obtainable to a few content creators in the US, the attribute has now been dotted in India with pricing tiers to subscribe to some content creators in local currency.
According to screenshots shared by Twitter user, Instagram is exhibiting the choice to subscribe to choose creator accounts. The subscription pricing is displayed in Indian rupees, with differing prices Rs 89, Rs 440 and Rs 890 a month. According to a report, pricing for paid subscriptions in the US will vary from $0.99 to $99.99 per month.
The app also shows the purple badges next to a username, and facts of what subscribers are allowable to such as subscriber only stories, exclusive live videos along with the beforehand mentioned subscriber badge. At the moment, there is no way for creators to set up their account to receive paid subscriptions in India.
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For now, subscriptions will be obtainable in the US only, but we hope to make subscriptions obtainable to more markets soon.
In the meantime, rival TikTok lately exposed that the agency was working on paid subscriptions, allowing creators of the video sharing platform to monetize their content. The attribute will harmonize the capacity to tip creators on TikTok even as providing them with the ability to earn a stable income. Microblogging service Twitter also introduced super follows last year, with allows users to share subscriber only content including behind the scenes content, early, previews and subscriber only conversations with their followers on the service.