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TikTok announces paid subscriptions similar to Twitch

Paid subscriptions are coming to TikTok very soon. The first beta tests will be launched on May 26, the social network has formalized. Prices start at $4.99 per month and can go up to $24.99 per month. It is necessary to be at least 18 years old to subscribe, and to have at least 1000 subscribers to be eligible.

Up and running for several months, 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. Beginning Thursday, March 26, a handful of users will be able to test the new functionality in beta, allowing them to reap a number of benefits.

At this point, you must first 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 subscription. This will require a minimum of 1000 subscribers to be eligible. Likewise, only adult users can send money to their favorite influencers on a monthly basis. If all these conditions are met, all you need to do is close the credit card.

TikTok launches its paid subscription program

As for pricing, they start at $4.99 per month. We don’t know the exact prices in euros yet, but it’s a safe bet that they are relatively similar. In addition, the most generous users will be able to increase the bill to $24.99 per month. In return, the latter is entitled to various benefits 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, facilitating interaction between fans. On the part of content creators, the news is also very well received, especially on the idea of ​​touching “a stable monthly income”. It’s also worth noting that after months, if not years, of being copied by the competition, it’s now TikTok’s turn to check out the best of its rivals.

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