According to informed sources,TwitterThe company has consideredGenerate new revenue by selling usernames. Currently, Twitter CEO Elon Musk is trying to revive the company’s business.
Informed sources said,Since December, Twitter employees have held discussions about selling some usernames. Engineers have discussed holding an online auction where people can bid on Twitter usernames.A username is a word, a number, or a string of characters following the @ signfor example Elon Musk’s username is @elonmusk.
It’s unclear if the project will move forward, or if the plan will affect all or just a subset of usernames.Elon Musk said last month he wanted to start eliminating inactive accounts on Twitter, freeing up 1.5 billion usernames. However, only certain usernames may be valuable, such as those of well-known people, brands, and popular names.
Plus, unique usernames can be lucrative. These usernames are often taken by early adopters of social media platforms, and some people and brands are willing to pay thousands of dollars for them to acquire them. As for whether Twitter will take such an action, further official news is still awaited. For more technology information, please continue to stay on the Chinese version of TechNave!