💰 YouTube Drama Leads to Demonetization



#JusticeForActMan: YouTube demonetizes creator for satirical doxing tweet, sparking debate over its enforcement of community guidelines

The Act Man had been criticizing YouTube for inaction over QuantumTV’s alleged community guidelines violations.

By Steven Asarch, Passionfruit Contributor

Kelly Van Achte, The Act Man


Influencers who stutter prove you don’t need fluency to have a voice

“I try to encourage other people [who stutter] to own it and not to let their fear hold them back.”

By Isabel Armiento, Passionfruit Contributor


CoinDesk's Web3 Consensus Conference

Amid crypto crashes, blockchain evangelists at the Consensus Creator Summit remain optimistic about creators’ opportunities in Web3

Last week, Web3 festival Consensus’s Creator Summit kicked off to explore the intersection of the crypto and creator economies.

By Grace Stanley, Passionfruit Reporter


From #BlackBoyJoy to creating art online, creator Perris Howard shares the importance of fostering community

“As beautiful as it has been to be a beacon of light and joy for people online, I think the hardest part of being known for that was just allowing myself to also be human.”

By Grace Stanley, Passionfruit Reporter


  • Two popular TikTokers, Alexis Nikole (@blackforager) and Joanne Lee Molinaro (@thekoreanvegan), won James Beard Foundation Awards this past weekend.
  • Spotify has created a Safety Advisory Council to help shape online safety policies for its creator community.
  • YouTube reports that 1.5 billion logged-in users are watching YouTube Shorts monthly.
  • TikTok creator Cooper Noriega has passed away at 19. (via Deadline)


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