As part of his big infrastructure plan, President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to restore net neutrality rules, among others.
Twitter is exploring something called “subscription fees” that might stay in the platform in the future. This might be due to the rising internal pressure from various investor groups. According to sources, Twitter is trying to reduce reliance on ads, while also providing incentives to keep its users tweeting more often.
So, is monetization killing social media platforms? We used to operate our individual accounts in Facebook privately and personally without much ads invading it. The people value online privacy and a virtual personal space as well, while also communicating with other people in locations far away. With the onset of paid promotions and ads that insert in social media, how can we know where we have drawn and crossed the line?