He said he plans to announce the recipients soon. The deadline to qualify for the money was on January 7.
Tokyo: Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa is giving away $13 million to his Twitter followers in what he says is a "social experiment" to see if the payment boosts their happiness.

On New Year’s Day, he announced that he will give away $9 million to 1,000 of his Twitter followers. Yusaku Maezawa has more than 7 million followers on Twitter. A Japanese billionaire is giving away nearly £7million to his Twitter followers as part of a “social experiment” to see if money brings people happiness. Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa is giving away $9 million to his Twitter followers in what he says is a "social experiment" to see if the payment boosts their happiness. Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa is giving away $9 million to his Twitter followers in what he says is a "social experiment" to see if the payment boosts their happiness. Maezawa will give 1 million yen ($9,000) to 1,000 followers selected at random from those who retweeted a Jan. 1 post, with the impact of the money to be tracked through regular surveys. Maezawa …
— Yusaku Maezawa (MZ) 前澤友作 (@yousuck2020) January 10, 2020.

This lottery-system experiment is to prove whether 'Money makes people happy or not'. A JAPANESE billionaire has pledged to give away nearly £7million in cash to random people on Twitter. Japanese Fashion Tycoon and billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, in a social experiment, has decided to give away a billion yen {$9 million (Rs 64.36 crore)}. The mammoth amount is to be distributed among 1000 of his lucky followers. It … So says Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa about his plan to give away 1 billion Japanese yen — about $9 million — to 1,000 random Twitter followers this week. TOKYO, Jan 8 — Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa is giving away US$9 million (RM37 million) to his Twitter followers in what he says is a “social experiment” to see if the payment boosts their happiness.

Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa is giving away $9 million to his Twitter followers in what he says is a “social experiment” to see if the payment boosts their happiness.

Yusaku Maezawa has pledged to give 1 million yen each to 1,000 of his Twitter followers who reposted a message from his @yousuck2020 account. Most recently, Maezawa introduced a custom-fit apparel brand ZOZO and at-home measurement system, the ZOZOSUIT, in 2018. Tokyo: Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa is giving away $13 million to his Twitter followers in what he says is a "social experiment" to see if the payment boosts their happiness. This Shopping Mogul Is Giving Away $9 Million USD to His Twitter Followers: A charitable social experiment to see if money really makes people happy. Yusaku Maezawa (前澤 友作, Maezawa Yūsaku, born 22 November 1975) is a Japanese billionaire, entrepreneur, and art collector.He founded Start Today in 1998 and launched the online fashion retail website Zozotown in 2004, now Japan's largest. The billionaire Japanese entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa is due to announce which of his Twitter followers will receive a share of the $9 million he promised to give away as part of …