Youtube-like long videos on Twitter? Elon Musk explains how to do it


It’s been an amazing week for Twitter. Since last week’s acquisition, new owner Elon Musk has already made several changes at the company, from job cuts to proposing an $8 Blue Tick subscription. And as expected, every move he made was heavily criticized.

In addition to political issues, the tech billionaire is also working on changes on the technical side of the social media platform. Twitter has been updated in the iOS version of the app in many countries; He has also hinted that his team is already working on bringing Vine back. For the uninitiated, the concept of short videos was originally introduced by Vine, which later became popular with TikTok videos and Instagram reels.

Now the latest thing in the re-engineering is Twitter’s Content Limiting Policy.

A Twitter user told Musk, “If Twitter could handle the full-length feature videos I produced and offer a similar monetization system to YouTube, I would definitely consider uploading my full videos here as well.” To which he replied He was positive and confirmed the addition of features to post 42-minute videos. He tweeted: “We can now do 42 minute blocks at 1080 resolution for the new Blue so you could pause a longer video. The 42-minute limit should be set next month.”

Currently you can post a video that is a maximum of 140 seconds or 2 minutes and 20 seconds. Musk added that the platform will support monetization of creators for all types of content. Using YouTube as an example, he added: “How does YouTube monetization work and what could Twitter do better?”

From the start, the new Twitter owner has been pushing for a monetization feature on the platform that would allow creators to monetize their content.

Earlier in the day, Musk suggested that Twitter will soon add the ability to attach long-form text to tweets, ending the absurdity of scratchpad screenshots. When asked if people can subscribe/donate writings, Musk replied, “Absolutely.”

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