Twitter is operating on a brand new subscription platform beneath the codename Gryphon, in step with two on-line activity postings.
A faraway contractor place indexed on LinkedIn is looking for a backend Scala tool engineer to paintings for Gryphon, a workforce this is cut up throughout Twitter hubs in San Francisco, New York, and London. In line with the publish, Gryphon constitutes a mix of frontend and backend engineers who’re “running carefully in combination to ship one thing new at Twitter,” and comes to rebuilding a few of Twitter’s services and products to “produce a subscription control platform.”
A 2d place for senior full-stack tool engineer, indexed on Twitter’s career portal, additionally mentions a brand new subscription platform that may “be reused via different groups” one day. Apart from that, now not a really perfect deal is understood about Twitter’s plans, alternatively we do know that this is a shut collaboration between Gryphon and the Twitter.com and bills workforce. The a hit rent will “lead the cost and subscription consumer paintings” in step with the checklist.
This information will definitely result in a substantial amount of hypothesis as to why Twitter is cooking up, with hypothesis more likely to mount that it’s creating a top class model of the carrier that gets rid of commercials and gives sure customizations now not to be had at the unfastened product.
VentureBeat has reached out to Twitter for rationalization on what this new subscription platform is for, and can replace right here when or if we listen again.