Recently Facebook has tested a new pay for system in New Zealand that allows users to promote their posts.
According to news sources the charges will only apply to posts you want to promote and not every time you post. The charges will start from 25p going up to a maximum of £1.25 and the charges will be taken via PayPal or debit/credit card.
Facebook have said this is only a test and have not set any plans for when this beta test will end and they have not mentioned if this will come in across the website.
If this comes in place it won’t really affect users unless they want to promote posts, the only thing it will do is help businesses promote their posts to drive more traffic at low costs so there is no need to worry about Facebook charging a subscription fee.
Looking to the future of Facebook, as time goes on this new method will allow them to become more profitable and it will also keep their service free for all.
After all running a social network costs money, the servers don’t pay for themselves!