Nigerian Man Receives N36 Million for Using Twitter for a Month, Shows Photo Evidence of the Big Payout

Nigerian Man Receives N36 Million for Using Twitter for a Month, Shows Photo Evidence of the Big Payout

  • A Nigerian man has revealed the huge amount of money he earned from Twitter as a reward for using the social media platform
  • The man received a staggering N36,000,000 from Twitter at the end of the month and shared a photo of his bank statement as proof
  • He expressed his gratitude to Elon Musk, who decided to start paying Twitter users after he took over the platform a few months ago

A Nigerian man has astonished the internet with the massive sum of money he made from Twitter (now known as X) as a token of appreciation for being an active user of the platform.

The man was rewarded with a whopping N36,000,000 from Twitter at the end of the month and posted a photo of his impressive bank balance as evidence.

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Photo of Elon Musk and his big payout to a man
Man thanks Elon Musk after receiving N36 million. Photo credit: Twitter/@iamlogik
Source: Twitter

He thanked Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur who decided to start paying Twitter users after he acquired the platform a few months ago and transformed it into a more user-friendly and innovative space.

Payment of Twitter users

According to his statements and some analysts' opinions, Elon Musk decided to start paying Twitter users for several reasons.

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According to Techcrunch, Musk wanted to reward the loyal and active users of the platform, who create valuable content and engage with others.

The move was also to attract more users and advertisers to Twitter. The initiative, many also claimed, was to offer users unique incentives and give Twitter a competitive edge over other social media platforms.

Some people were also of the opinion that Musk wanted to leverage the power of Twitter as a source of information as well as influence by incentivizing frequent users.

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Legit.ng could not independently verify his claim as of the time of this report.

Find the tweet below with photo evidence

Elon Musk pays Nigerian content creators on Twitter, users display bank balance

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Twitter content creators and social media influencers in Nigeria have begun receiving payments from X, formerly Twitter, via its ad revenue-sharing model.

The payment, which began in the US in July, saw Nigerian users display various sums received from the microblogging site.

The company announced the programme's extension to global users at the end of July.

Source: Legit.ng

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Basit Jamiu (Editor) Basit Jamiu is an award-winning journalist and a human interest editor with more than 5 years of experience in the media (Ikeja Bird, Prime Progress, The Movee). He started his journalism career after graduating from Ekiti State University in 2018. He is a 2023 MTN Media Fellow, OCRP Fellow at ICIR, and Accountability Fellow at CJID. He also has professional certificates in Information Management, Technical Writing, Digital Marketing from Google. He can be reached via basit.jamiu@corp.legit.ng.

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