😢 Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues


Oh boy, the Twitter drama never stops coming. Remember when Elon Musk said all legacy verified accounts not subscribed to Twitter Blue would lose their blue tick on April 1? Well, most of them did on April 20, but some high-profile creators kept their check marks, with a note misleadingly saying they paid for Twitter Blue.

Many of these accounts, including Steven King, Lil Nas X, Alyssa Milano, and Kara Swisher, stressed online that they did not pay for Twitter Blue—and they definitely did not want to be seen as someone who would

In a piece for Passionfruit, reporter Charlotte Colombo breaks down the “impossible choice” for smaller creators looking to grow their art and business online. Should you pay for Twitter Blue for its perks, but risk looking like a clout-chasing sell-out? 

Also, did anyone else hear about the viral ‘Fake Drake’ AI song this month? This week, Passionfruit contributor Patricia Grisafi explains how the AI-generated song, written by an anonymous user known as Ghostwriter, sparked debate about the ethics of AI-generated creativity and the music industry at wide.


Elon Musk’s new Twitter verified policy leaves small creators with an impossible choice

A new age of technology for gaming creators

With the evolution of gaming tech comes a revolution at Razer. Slay the competition while staying ahead of the game with an unrivaled setup and a lethal arsenal of cutting-edge innovations. Use code NEWTECH to score an exclusive Razer gift with orders over $129.



The ‘Fake Drake’ song and the future of AI-generated creativity

‘I hope the major labels are feeling pressure.’

By Patricia Grisafi, Passionfruit Contributor


tiktok led lights - featured image, a hand full of led lights and tiktok logos

The best TikTok LED lights for every creator

Step into the light.

By John-Michael Bond, Passionfruit Contributor



Content for Creators.

News, tips, and tricks delivered to your inbox twice a week.

Newsletter Signup

Latest Newsletters

  • The Worst AI vs Influencer Debate I’ve Ever Reviewed …Yet

    The Worst AI vs Influencer Debate I’ve Ever Reviewed …Yet

    CREATOR NEWSLETTER Issue #230 | April 18, 2024 THE COMMENTS SECTION “We disagree on what my job is.” – Drew Grant, Editorial Director NOTED BY LON HARRIS Twitch DJs Will Have to Start Paying Record Labels The days of copyright-free Twitch dance parties are coming to an end. By Lon Harris, Passionfruit Contributor → READ THE…

  • Dear President Biden, Stop the Ban

    Dear President Biden, Stop the Ban

    CREATOR NEWSLETTER Issue #229 | April 16, 2024 – Grace Stanley, Deputy Editor PLATFORMS CBS Issues Copyright Claim on 38-Hour ‘Beverly Hillbillies’ Video by YouTuber Quinton Reviews The YouTuber is speaking out about his experience with a CBS copyright claim. By Steven Asarch, Passionfruit Contributor → READ THE FULL STORY SPONSORED Need help staying organized as a…

  • Beware the TikTok’s DopplegAIngers

    Beware the TikTok’s DopplegAIngers

    CREATOR NEWSLETTER Issue #228 | April 11, 2024 THE COMMENTS SECTION “Nope. It is not about feeling threatened. It is about the fact that generative AI relies on the work of actual human artists. AI isn’t creating anything, so it is not threatening to creators. It is theft. That’s why we loathe it.” – Drew…