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Twitter is considering selling usernames through online auctions, new report claims
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Twitter is considering selling usernames through online auctions, new report claims

According to a recent The New York Times report, Twitter is exploring selling usernames as a strategy to increase money. Elon Musk, the owner of the social network, has been seeking for ways to increase the company's revenue since the study was released. According to the story, developers at the business have thought about holding online auctions where buyers can compete for usernames, also known as handles. Since at least December, there have been discussions about the prospective new funding source. It's uncertain whether the proposal will materialize, and if it does, whether it will have an impact on all users or just a subset of them. In a tweet from last month, Musk stated that dormant accounts would be erased and that Twitter would soon start releasing 1.5 billion usernames re...