Zuckerberg calls out Apple’s 30% cut, says Facebook creator tools will stay free until 2023


The social network is also launching a new payout interface for creators that will show fees charged by other companies.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday that the social network’s tools for creators online paid events And fan membership — will be free until 2023. When social networks finally make the cut, it will be less than 30% that apple And other companies take, Zuckerberg said in a post on Facebook.

“To help more creators make a living on our platform, we’re going to keep paid online events, fan subscriptions, badges and our upcoming independent news products free for creators by 2023,” Zuckerberg wrote. “And when we introduce a revenue share, it will be less than the 30% that Apple and others take.”

Zuckerberg said in a follow-up comment that Facebook will also launch a new payout interface so that creators can see “how the fees and taxes of various companies are affecting their earnings.” Facebook said that the new interface will initially launch on the web for paid events.

The social network launched its paid online events product last summer, inviting some running Facebook Pages to use tools designed to create, promote, host and monetize virtual live events Gone. Since launch, event hosts have generated 100% of their revenue from ticket sales through Facebook Pay. Initially, Facebook had planned to impose the fee in August, but now it has been extended till 2023. Apple and Google also agreed to this Withhold the fees collected by them Facebook on event to help people during the pandemic, but the social network says both companies will collect fees again next year.

Facebook is done Important to Apple Charge 30% Fee For purchases in apps running on iPhones and Gave his support behind Epic Games, the creators of the popular battle royale game Fortnite, Legal battle against Apple. Zuckerberg’s post came just hours before the start Apple WWDC, the company’s annual conference for developers.

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