Passionfruit’s Picks of 2022
Our staffers celebrate some of the most influential creators of the year.
On Dec 22, 2022 by Passionfruit Staff
Science creators and brand partnerships: Can the two co-exist?
'People value my opinion as a scientist, and I’m very careful with how I wield that.'
On Dec 5, 2022 by Sabina Wex
Pakistan’s gaming industry is the perfect fit for women
There are various ways one can join the gaming industry, and Pakistani women are steadily making their distinctive mark.
On Nov 17, 2022 by Annam Lodhi
Minecraft creator Dream accused of grooming by 2 former fans
Dream denied the allegations.
On Oct 20, 2022 by Steven Asarch
Twitch banned streaming of unlicensed gambling sites. Is it enough?
It may be a solid first step, but there’s still a lot more that Twitch can do to deter young viewers from gambling.
On Oct 13, 2022 by Steven Asarch
Def Noodles’ new direction alienated fans—how did we get here?
The move strained the already-fraught trust he had from fans.
On Oct 4, 2022 by Steven Asarch
‘They should have to give credit where credit is due’: Blogger accuses food magazine of adapting her recipe without crediting her
‘This is an issue in general with larger companies not giving smaller creators credit.’
On Sep 29, 2022 by Grace Stanley
From ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Star Wars’, these cosplaying ASMR creators craft immersive experiences for their audiences
'You feel like you're talking with your favorite characters, part of your favorite fictional worlds. What's not to love?'
On Sep 27, 2022 by Amel Ghani
TikTok gives 10 Latinx creators $50,000 grants for their ‘dream projects’ (updated)
‘The support we have received is tremendous and has been utterly life-changing.’
On Sep 20, 2022 by Grace Stanley
How 2 friends created an immersive recreation of the ‘Lion King’ musical in Minecraft
What started off as a simple fan project quickly evolved into something bigger.
On Aug 4, 2022 by Steven Asarch
EXCLUSIVE: Chef behind viral ‘Pink Sauce’ speaks out
The hype over TikTok's latest food trend quickly spoiled.
On Jul 21, 2022 by Grace Stanley
#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.
On Jun 15, 2022 by Steven Asarch
Creators in Pakistan struggle against the country’s unpredictable social media bans
Social media has given working-class creators new opportunities, but bans have thrown stability into question.
On May 24, 2022 by Anmol Irfan