• April 18, 2024
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Kenyan content creators to reap big as Meta introduces monetization package

Kenyan content creators to reap big as Meta introduces monetization package


Monday, 18 March, 2024

McCreadie Andias,

Kenyan digital enthusiasts will begin monetizing their content on Facebook and Instagram by June this year.

The move was announced by the Facebook President of Global Affairs, Nick Clegg in a meeting with President William Ruto at State House Nairobi.

“Kenyan content creators who meet the eligibility criteria will now earn from their Facebook and Instagram spaces as we start monetization by June this year,” Nick said.

President William Ruto described the move as a groundbreaking approach towards online employment for youths in the country.

“June will be a turning point for our content creators! They will begin monetisation of their content as part of our efforts to create jobs for the youth.” The President said.

Kenya will become one of the few countries in the continent enjoying the meta monetization feature.

President William Ruto has urged the youth to embrace online digital employment spaces to empower themselves whilst the Government has been on the move to create partnerships between Kenya and global digital platforms on the monetisation of content.

“We are banking on the digital space to create jobs for the millions of jobless youths in our country.” Ruto said.

“Now content creators can begin earning from their imagination and creativity. I have kept my word to negotiate and get them fresh opportunities,”He added.

The monetization feature will be available on M-Pesa.

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