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  • Jenny Nicholson Strikes Back!

    Jenny Nicholson Strikes Back!

    CREATOR NEWSLETTER Issue #241 | May 28, 2024 THE COMMENTS SECTION “Jenny Nicholson has an incredible position in society. She ostensibly worships Disney parks/products but remains logical instead of fanatical about it and is CONSTANTLY mistreated by Disney for it. Their only relatable, capable of reaching new fans influencer and they HATE her.” According to…

  • Welcome to the Shorty Awards

    Welcome to the Shorty Awards

    CREATOR NEWSLETTER Issue #240 | May 23, 2024 – Grace Stanley, Deputy Editor NOTED BY LON HARRIS Can Creators Survive Without Google Traffic? The way the company is embracing AI could have major ripple effects. By Lon Harris, Passionfruit Contributor → READ THE FULL STORY SPONSORED Overwhelmed by questions from your audience? You’re not alone. IN…

  • ScarJo Sets an Important Precedent for Creators

    ScarJo Sets an Important Precedent for Creators

    CREATOR NEWSLETTER Issue #239 | May 21, 2024 THE COMMENTS SECTION “In a time when we are all grappling with deepfakes and the protection of our own likeness, our own work, our own identities, I believe these are questions that deserve absolute clarity.” – Grace Stanley, Deputy Editor PERSONALITIES OpenAI Pulls ChatGPT-4 Voice After Actress…

  • Internet to Influencers: “Off With Their Threads!”

    Internet to Influencers: “Off With Their Threads!”

    CREATOR NEWSLETTER Issue #238 | May 16, 2024 – James Del, Publisher NOTED BY LON HARRIS If YouTube CEO Neal Mohan Wants More Emmys, He Should Support Creators Also, do the Creative Arts Emmys not count as Emmys? By Lon Harris, Passionfruit Contributor → READ THE FULL STORY SPONSORED Wake up to the latest creator news IN THE BIZ PERSONALITIES YouTuber…

  • The Twitch Streamers and Insta Baddies of the MCU

    The Twitch Streamers and Insta Baddies of the MCU

    CREATOR NEWSLETTER Issue #237 | May 14, 2024 – Grace Stanley, Deputy Editor CULTURE ‘Marvel Rivals’ Contract Teaches Creators an Important Lesson A non-disparagement clause in a contract for creators by ‘Marvel Rivals’ went viral this week. By Steven Asarch, Passionfruit Contributor → READ THE FULL STORY SPONSORED Wake up to the latest creator news IN THE BIZ TIPS…

  • YouTube Presents “The Hobbling: Desolation of Smaugtent”

    YouTube Presents “The Hobbling: Desolation of Smaugtent”

    CREATOR NEWSLETTER Issue #236 | May 9, 2024 Not content to merely ruin its own search algorithm, the unblinking eye of Sauron (Google) has turned its gaze to its video platform YouTube, taking a once-monetizable business model for creators and reducing it to a barren wasteland of A/B tested content. Much like Legolas in “The Return…

  • Can Gamer Rage Be Used For Good?

    Can Gamer Rage Be Used For Good?

    CREATOR NEWSLETTER Issue #235 | May 7, 2024 – Grace Stanley, Deputy Editor CULTURE ‘Helldivers 2’ Community Bands Together to Ward Off Unwanted Update Creators came together to stop an unwanted change from Sony. By Steven Asarch, Passionfruit Contributor → READ THE FULL STORY SPONSORED Overwhelmed by questions from your audience? You’re not alone. Most creators can’t keep up.…

  • Substack Starts Paywalling ‘Chats’

    Substack Starts Paywalling ‘Chats’

    ‘Chat is the private backchannel you have with your closest friends to discuss what happened.’

  • We’re Monetizing Ourselves, Just Like You

    We’re Monetizing Ourselves, Just Like You

    CREATOR NEWSLETTER Issue #234 | May 2, 2024 – James Del, Publisher NOTED BY LON HARRIS How Creators Can Take Advantage of YouTube’s Relentless Focus on Ad Revenue Creators are working within a rigged system. By Lon Harris, Passionfruit Contributor → READ THE FULL STORY SPONSORED Overwhelmed by questions from your audience? You’re not alone. Most creators can’t keep…

  • FaZe’s Troubling ‘Reboot’

    FaZe’s Troubling ‘Reboot’

    CREATOR NEWSLETTER Issue #233 | April 30, 2024 THE COMMENTS SECTION “The way that it was handled, nobody deserved that.“ – Grace Stanley, Deputy Editor LABOR Multiple Creators Claim Omnia Media Has Been Paying Late The network is accused of missing payments, paying late, or not paying creators at all. By Steven Asarch, Passionfruit Contributor → READ THE FULL…