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“It’s a good sign Instagram is testing these new features and frankly, it seems a little delayed,” said Mae Karwowski, founder and CEO of Obviously, a marketing agency focused on connecting influencers with brand deals. “Other platforms have made it clear that creators are an important part of their ecosystem and built ad sharing features, like tips on TikTok and AdSense revenue on YouTube.” … [Read more...] about Instagram plays catch-up by finally paying its creators. Will they stay?
Can Trump’s executive order repeal Section 230? Trump’s executive order to repeal Section 230 wouldn’t magically make that piece of legislation gone forever. Companies like Twitter, Facebook, and Google would undoubtedly fight the order, and it would take a long time for a decision in the federal court system. Ultimately, only Congress has the power to change statutes. … [Read more...] about What is Section 230? Inside the legislation protecting social media
Bergmayer said there are two likely outcomes in a world without Section 230. The first would allow social networks to be an unmoderated free-for-all, making them unusable. The second would be an overly-moderated platform, which would also make them unusable. … [Read more...] about Tech advocates say Trump’s executive order could ruin the internet
Record-high numbers on crowdfunding platforms More than 50,000 creators have joined Patreon since mid-March and the company has registered a 30% spike in patrons as well. On Ko-fi, donations have doubled from the third week of March and over 30,000 new artists have signed up. What’s more, Ko-fi’s co-founder, Simon Ellington said the platform has seen a dramatic uptick in the number of creators who received a donation within the first week of launching. BuyMeACoffee now sustains on an average 700 daily creator sign-ups as opposed to 400 before. … [Read more...] about Patreon and Ko-fi become full-time gigs as creators lose their jobs