The job description was light on further details. A spokesperson for Twitter stressed that it’s only a job posting, not a product announcement.
Like its rival social networks, Twitter has focused on offering a free service and making money by allowing brands to target ads to its large user audience. A paid subscription offering could help the company find a source of revenue beyond advertising and data licensing.
At the time, a Twitter spokesperson said: “We’re conducting this survey to assess the interest in a new, more enhanced version of Tweetdeck. We regularly conduct user research to gather feedback about people’s Twitter experience and to better inform our product investment decisions, and we’re exploring several ways to make Tweetdeck even more valuable for professionals.”