TikTok Launches Monthly Live Subscriptions


Tiktok has added a new feature that allows creators to earn extra money by adding live subscriptions, similar to Twitch.

According to a video post on TikTok’s live creator page, the new feature will be accessible in beta on May 26 and will be available globally within the following months, as indicated in TikTok’s blog post.


Welcome to LIVE subscription – connect with your community on a whole new level! #LIVESubs #TikTokLIVE

♬ original sound – TikTok LIVE Creator

At the moment, beta testing is only open to creators who have been invited. The live subscription allows creators to connect with subscribers in new ways by providing fan perks such as membership badges that are updated over time, custom emote designs, and exclusive chat.

This will allow TitTok fans who are 18 or older and have at least 1,000 followers to gift money to their creators. During live streaming, viewers will also be able to tip creators using cryptocurrency. Live Subscriptions price starting at $4.99 per month and takes a 30% to 50% cut of subscription revenue.

Tiktok has also ensured the safety of the live streaming community, stating:

“The safety of our community is our priority, and as with all content on TikTok, content on LIVE must abide by our Community Guidelines.”