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Passionfruit newsletter: Copyright, copyright, copyright

Apparently, copyright abuse is our beat now at Passionfruit.

On by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: The future of creator conventions

Creator science convention Open Sauce was messy, unorganized, and hilarious.

On by Steven Asarch

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IGN Entertainment’s acquisition of the Gamer Network shows we need a strong gaming press now more than ever

IGN Entertainment acquired the Gamer Network, laying off a number of journalists.

On by Steven Asarch

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Scarlett Johansson’s ChatGPT controversy sets an important precedent for creators

Something crucial is brewing with celebrities and AI.

On by Grace Stanley

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Streamer Kai Cenat beats one of the hardest video games in a 167-hour marathon

The marathon attracted a lot of attention and even some controversy.

On by Steven Asarch

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The Twitch streamers and Insta baddies of the MCU

Fans might be willing to overlook bad CGI, but not a denouncement from their favorite creator.

On by Grace Stanley

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‘Extremely disappointed’: Creators speak out against non-disparagement clause in Marvel video game contract

‘The contract signs away your right to negatively review the game.’

On by Steven Asarch

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How creator Razi Irawani’s ‘Cotton Eye Joe’ remix and a dancing chicken nugget took over TikTok

‘I saw it going mega-viral, and people started tagging me in videos where my face is on a chicken nugget.’

On by Steven Asarch

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Can gamer rage be used for good?

Gamers are angry, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

On by Grace Stanley

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Kick says it ‘will make mistakes’ amid controversial weekend

‘It’s getting embarrassing here if I’m being honest.’

On by Steven Asarch

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Esports group FaZe Clan ‘reboots,’ cutting 17 creators from its team

17 creators were kicked out of the org.

On by Grace Stanley

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Creators accuse Enthusiast Gaming’s Omnia Media of not paying them on time

Omnia Media and its parent company, Enthusiast Gaming, are accused of payment delays.

On by Steven Asarch

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The Style Theorists are the future of the runway

YouTube channel the Style Theorists is debuting a creator fashion show.

On by Steven Asarch

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Should creators be concerned about Instagram’s AI developments?

Instagram seems more interested in creating bad AI influencers than fixing its broken system.

On by Grace Stanley

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Watcher Entertainment backpedals after subscription model snafu

The group apologized after announcing it was leaving YouTube to launch a subscription streaming service.

On by Steven Asarch

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