Twitter to Launch Paid Business Accounts from 2010

By soumitra, Gaea News Network
Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Don’t get angry corporate fellas! Twitter is still free if you want to use its services as you have had for the past years. Rather, it is a good news that twitter is planning to add a special layer of access to the business people who would sign up for a paid account. This special access layer will include some analytics, feedback and more features.

Biz Stone, Twitter co-founder said that

This takes advantage of some of the commercial use of Twitter we’ve seen from businesses like airlines and big box stores. We want to present to them a layer of features that allows them to become better at Twitter, show them some of the analytics.

They have not yet finalized the business model but it would be a nice welcome revenue source for the microblogging platform which is currently valued at $1 billion.

They have also signed a deal with Google and Microsoft Bing last month to integrate the real time twitter search in both these leading search engines. This is a clear indication that twitter is slowly but steadily making its position as the source for news and other useful information.

November 27, 2009: 4:28 am

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