A new feature that Instagram is working on to generate revenue is called Exclusive Stories, which allows users to make their exclusive content available to their audience for a fee.
Reverse engineering Exclusive Stories feature by developer Alessandro Palozi Discovered. The code found in Pulloys shows the ability to publish paid content that is similar to the Super Follows feature on Twitter. Users can use this feature to get money from their audience to get special content in return.
Without confirming the exact name of this feature, Instagram has confirmed that it is working on a feature similar to Exclusive Stories. Public testing of the feature has not yet begun and no specific details are available, but leaked screenshots show that the feature has been greatly developed and there may not be much time left until its release.
Exclusive purple stories seem to be displayed in a place separate from ordinary stories. If you are not a paid content subscriber of a content creator, you will see a message saying that only subscribers can watch this story. On the other hand, it is obvious that users can not take screenshots of these stories.
Instagram advises content creators to highlight their proprietary stories so that those who have just purchased their content subscription can access the previous content as soon as it is purchased.
Palozi also came across another feature called NFT Collectibles, of which not much information is available. This feature is also likely to enable the sale of digital goods in the form of NFT. With these two features, Instagram wants to increase its revenue stream and have more ways to profit from this social network.
“I think it’s very important to create a different set of tools, because what works for you and what you use may be very different from an athlete or a writer,” said Adam Moseri, Instagram chairman, a few weeks ago. . Therefore, revenue-generating tools for content creators are divided into two groups: we can increase business features; That means providing more capabilities for branded content, promotional marketing, or product sales. The second method is to pay money directly to content creators; “For example, in the form of exclusive content, subscription or financial aid.