Twitter will begin to implement the service paid model in Japan. Later the user can charge a premium to other Twitter users who want to read the tweet messages and access to images or video links are displayed. It is said Kenichi Sugi, COO DG Mobile, a subsidiary of Digital Garage Twitter partners in Japan in Mobidec2009 conference recently. He said the application of the model that will start paying in January next year.
The plan, premium users can arrange for minor messages can still be freely accessible to anyone and can apply the money paid for important messages, like equipped with an external web address links, images, or video exclusive. Twitter users who are interested can pay a monthly subscription or pay each time access. Payment can be made by credit card, mobile wallet in the mobile service, or vouchers that are sold in retail outlets.
According to the released inormasi local media, tariffs varied between 100-1000 Yen and Twitter will take advantage of the transaction was paid by 30 percent. So far, the Japanese version of Twitter is the most promising services faster income for these Microblogging sites. Special services in Japan are designed slightly different than the global version and has sold pages and banner ads at a rate between 5500-33000 U.S. dollars.