Nobody Wants to Pay for Twitter

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Twitter has been searching for a way to make their service profitable. While they have had the luxury of being critical & media darlings and inspiring a suite of tweet applications and addons, they have not managed to come up with a viable business plan.

Recently a poll of users found that


of tweeters wanted to pay for the service.

It is fairly difficult to get netizens to pay for anything they have already gotten for free.

The USC Annenberg School report (pdf format) – download Adobe reader) outlines the results.