News & Reviews: subscription
Jan 21, 2022
TikTok is now following the subscription trend by bringing one to its platform. After Instagram announced early testing of paid subscriptions, the popular short video app has also been discovered doing limited testing for a feature that will allow creators to charge their fans for exclusive content.
Nov 17, 2021
If you recall, there was a rumour last week claiming that Instagram could launch subscriptions soon. From the leaked image, you could see that the company was also working on a badge system. Well, it looks like the latter is ready to roll out.
Nov 09, 2021
Instagram might start asking you for money soon in order to see your favourite influencers' posts. According to the app's App Store listing, the platform will move away from conventional ads for monetization and launch subscriptions as "different ways to facilitate a financial relationship between a fan and a creator."
Nov 03, 2021
LG Smart TV owners will be able to enjoy a three-month subscription to Apple TV+ for free starting from 15 November. The promotion applies to all compatible 2016-2021, 8K and 4K LG Smart TV models. For those who are eligible, you may sign up for the promotion by 13 February 2022.
Sep 02, 2021
Twitter first announced that it was looking into subscriptions earlier this year. The company wanted to let Twitter users monetise their content and started beta testing Super Follows in June. Now, it seems that Twitter is done with testing.
Jun 07, 2021
Earlier this year, Twitter unveiled a new subscription feature called Super Follows. The idea is to provide content creators (and Twitter) with another means to earn some extra income. Now, it seems the feature could be released anytime soon.
Jun 02, 2021
Updated: Disney+ Malaysia has reached out to us to clarify the confusion. They said at present, there is only one plan for consumers in Malaysia who are subscribing directly from Disney+ Hotstar, which is RM54.90 for three months. The monthly and annual pricing reflected in the app is the pricing for Indonesia. Since Indonesia is also using Disney+ Hotstar, their monthly and annual package plans are also reflected in the Apple App Store.
Mar 20, 2021
Based on the tweets by Jane Manchun Wong, it seems that the “Undo Tweet” feature is currently in the testing phase and it will most likely be available only to those who subscribe to “Twitter Premium”. Unfortunately, there’s not much known in regards to when the subscription service will be available globally, as well as what other features will be available along with it.
Feb 26, 2021
As more and more Malaysians hop on Twitter over the years, Twitter just announced something big for their social platform. Called Super Follows, it will be a new payment feature for Twitter users to charge their followers for extra contents. There's also a new feature called Communities that users can create and join groups based on a certain interest.
Nov 07, 2020
Based on a statement by Twitter user @MishaalRahman, it seems that the Google One subscription could allow users to edit their photos directly via Google Photos. While there is no official information in regards to when the aforementioned feature will be available in Malaysia, we do know that the feature could allow users to apply filters and presumably more once it is officially available for the public.