Twitter Plans Q4 Revenue-Generating Features; Goes Down During Apple Event

Twitter has revealed plans to begin generating revenue during the fourth quarter of this year. The initial premium features will be available for businesses.

Such features could include analytics to help companies track tweets about their company or verified corporate accounts.

Twitter reached 20.1 million users this past June.

Of course, Twitter will want to keep working on its security and downtime issues if it wants to charge businesses for premium services. Today, there was downtime likely related to a major Apple event (not the first time that's happened). Recently, Twitter succumbed to a cybersecurity attack.

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Nathania was a Search Engine Watch news correspondent from 2008 to 2010. Before that, she held positions as Senior Editor at Bold Interactive and Search Marketing Copywriter at Fortune Interactive.