Expert: Payments on most social media eventually get there anyway

Media expert Dr. Piotr Łuczuk has no doubt that payments will soon appear on most social media.

As previously announced, Meta, the owner of Facebook and Instagram, recently announced that you have to pay to use additional features of the social network Facebook. Fees for verified accounts and are intended to provide better platform functionality. The monthly cost is from PLN 65 to PLN 85.

A paid subscription was previously introduced on Twitter by Elon Musk.

Expert: I don’t doubt it

In an interview with the portal, Dr. Piotr Łuczuk, media expert and lecturer at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, noted that streaming services have already proven that “in principle we are capable of giving up watching TV in favor of paid platforms” and “paying for access to even several streaming services at the same time”.

– In this regard, I think that paying for social media will not surprise anyone. And in the end, I have no doubt that there will be open access to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram in some limited access to the account, as well as the so-called. premium accounts on which after payment new functionalities will appear. As a result, people using social media for professional purposes will be forced to simply pay for access. The industry will be able to make money from it, according to the expert. “I have no doubt that payments on most social media will eventually happen anyway.”

project meta

Recall that in October 2021, Mark Zuckerberg introduced his company’s new name at the Facebook Connect event. The meta needed to better define what the tech giant plans to do in the near future. Zuckerberg plans to expand his reach beyond social media into areas such as virtual reality.

However, only the name of the entire company has changed. The social networking site is hereinafter referred to as Facebook.

Source: Do Rzeczy