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Each Twitter Super Follow gets its own in-app purchase SKU

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More details about Twitter’s new Super Follows feature are coming to light, with reports on Friday noting the company is creating a unique SKU for every account using the feature.

First spotted by researcher Jane Manchun Wong, Twitter appears to be generating separate SKUs for account holders using the new Super Follows feature, with each viewed by the App Store as a distinct in-app purchase.

“Each Super Follow is an In-App Purchase on the App Store, but because there are too many IAPs for the Twitter app, the App Store only shows 10 instead of the full list,” Wong said in a tweet Friday.

Wong references Twitter’s App Store product page, which shows the top ten most popular in-app purchases. Because Super Followers are handled like discrete IAPs, and the App Store prioritizes SKUs based on popularity, the current list is populated by individual accounts that have activated the feature.

As noted by Daring Fireball’s John Gruber, the solution reveals…

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