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Can the ‘fast-paced’ era of YouTubers ever end?

MrBeast changed YouTube editing forever. Can it go back?

On Mar 6, 2024 by Steven Asarch

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TikToker Eric Sedeño just wants to make people smile

The 27-year-old creator wants to be a 'little bright spot' on the internet.

On Mar 1, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

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Hasan Piker understands why you’re angry

‘You're alienated for your labor. Your boss is a f**ing piece of sh**. And then, you see a random clip out of context.’

On Feb 28, 2024 by Steven Asarch

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Passionfruit newsletter: How much money do creators really make?

The answer might be less than you’d expect.

On Feb 28, 2024 by Grace Stanley

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Social media bans may work, but for who?

A new study points to the efficacy of deplatforming creators. But some are raising red flags.

On Feb 28, 2024 by Chris Stokel-Walker

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Passionfruit newsletter: Nepotism in the creator economy

Creators like MrBeast are hiring their friends and family members. But what happens when a mom-and-pop shop turns into a social media empire?

On Feb 23, 2024 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: Is this the new IMDb for creators?

Maybe, but we have some unanswered questions.

On Feb 15, 2024 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: The creator economy’s child labor problem

With children entering the creator economy, states are grappling with updating outdated labor laws.

On Feb 7, 2024 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: Kill the hustle-bro in your head

Regardless of what internalized hustle culture might tell you, vacations and weekends are a good thing.

On Dec 20, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: The creator economy’s COVID problem

There’s a false sense of urgency that plagues the creator economy, and it’s one that infects every industry.

On Oct 4, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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‘Never had something so nasty’: After MrBeast burger panned by fans, YouTube star sues his ghost kitchen

Reviewers haven't been able to stomach the burgers, which they say have been delivered raw.

On Aug 1, 2023 by Andrea Guzman

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What is ‘perpetual stew,’ and why is the internet obsessed with this creator’s viral take on it?

The perpetual stew is cooking...and cooking...and cooking...

On Jul 17, 2023 by Rachel Kiley

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Everything creators need to know about the Walmart Creator Program

On Jul 14, 2023 by Jen Glantz

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How to take good photos with your phone, every time

Capturing good photographs has never been easier than it is now

On Jul 12, 2023 by Rachel Kiley

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How to structure membership offerings on Patreon

On Jul 6, 2023 by Rachel Kiley