Passionfruit newsletter: An anti-algorithm manifesto

Will Patreon's anti-algorithm philosophy stand the test of time?

On Oct 13, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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Patreon is taking over Spotify

As Spotify integrates with Patreon, a new crop of creators is poised to add to Spotify’s growing podcast library.

On Aug 9, 2023 by J. Clara Chan

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How to set up a Patreon: A guide for creators

Is Patreon a good fit for your content creation journey?

On Jun 21, 2023 by Rachel Kiley

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Patreon lays out its plans for tackling AI in the creator space

'We want to make sure that any guideline is as creator-first as possible.'

On Apr 13, 2023 by Charlotte Colombo

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‘Attention DOJ’: TikTokers spin wildly unfounded tale of child sex abuse cover-up in the wake of Patreon layoffs

The claims don't add up.

On Sep 13, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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SXSW ’22: Jack Conte, CEO and co-founder of Patreon, hates advice

‘F*ck advice! It doesn’t work.’

On Mar 11, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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No, you can’t use Patreon to buy missiles for Ukraine (updated)

Claims spreading across Twitter are misleading and false.

On Feb 24, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Niche is really where it’s at’: Patreon’s new creator whisperer Sarah Penna shares her advice for up-and-comers

'Don't chase trends.'

On Jan 27, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Patreon pulls detailed rendering of Boswer’s penis over possible Nintendo complaints

It's very realistic. And maybe canon.

On Apr 12, 2021 by Ana Valens

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Proud Boys’ mass reporting gets antifascist columnists suspended from Patreon

Proud Boys aren't above being internet tattletales on antifascists.

On Feb 22, 2021 by Claire Goforth

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Why an immersive VR furry porn game is thriving on Patreon

It has realistic physics above and below the waist.

On Oct 5, 2020 by Ana Valens

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On Patreon, QAnon believers are turning conspiracy into cash

It's an enormous grift and Patreon isn't doing anything about it.

On Jul 31, 2020 by Claire Goforth

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Popular NSFW artist shocks fans with anti-Semitic comments

At least two of Marmalade Mum's Patreon fans pulled their pledges.

On Jul 28, 2020 by Ana Valens

Patreon Gay Hypnosis Anime Porn Ban

Why is Patreon policing off-site NSFW content?

Adult artists are fleeing.

On Jul 21, 2020 by Ana Valens

Patreon Yaoi Underage Porn Ban

Why did Patreon flag gay content as ‘underage’ porn?

Adult artists say their relationship with Patreon is increasingly strained.

On Jul 15, 2020 by Ana Valens