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Twitter Sells “Trending Topics” To Advertisers

June 12th, 2010 06:32 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

destinyland writes “Twitter’s ‘Promoted Tweets’ platform already allows advertisers to insert ads directly into its users’ Twitter feeds. But advertisers will soon also be able to purchase spaces in the ‘Trending Topics’ area of Twitter. The space reserved for tracking topics seeing the most discussion will be sold for ‘thousands of dollars a day,’ according to advertisers who’ve been approached by Twitter, and while it could be a real cash cow for the service, some users argue that Twitter ‘risks ruining the site if it lets the pursuit of profit interfere with the organic nature of the social network.’”

Source: Twitter Sells “Trending Topics” To Advertisers

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