Twitter is bringing its tipping function that enables customers to ship cash to their favorite content material creators to Android gadgets. The microblogging platform launched the Tip Jar performance earlier this 12 months to the iOS platform to let creators, journalists, and nonprofits monetise their tweets within the type of ideas. Customers can share hyperlinks to their Bandcamp, Money App, Patreon, Paypal, and Venmo accounts for receiving ideas from their followers utilizing this function. In a separate growth, Twitter is reportedly withdrawing help for Accelerated Cellular Pages (AMP) on each iOS and Android.
Twitter on November 19 introduced the rollout of the tipping function on Android by way of a tweet. Customers can add the Ideas icon to their profile from the Edit Profile button. Though, at present, a restricted group of creators, journalists, and nonprofits can obtain them. Twitter launched the Tip Jar function in Might this 12 months, then in September, it launched it for all iOS customers over the age of 18. The social-networking platform is claimed to be engaged on the flexibility to let customers obtain ideas in Bitcoin by the tip jar function.
Individually, Twitter has up to date its AMP tips web page on its Developer web site to indicate that it’s stopping help for AMP. The help web page, first noticed by website positioning marketing consultant Christian Oliveira (@christian_wilde) reveals that Twitter is within the means of discontinuing help for this function and it will likely be phased out by the fourth quarter of 2021. Beforehand, when a cell person clicked on a hyperlink to the location, Twitter would redirect them to the AMP model of that web page if an AMP model was accessible. With the call-off of this function, the navigation won’t occur and customers might need to load the cell or native model of the web site.
To recall, Google launched AMP again in 2016 as a way to present suitable content material quicker to customers of its Search product on cell. AMP reveals a lighter model of a web site in order that it will possibly load quicker.