Tech News: In US creative industry, big tech companies fight for online talent.
Katie Feeney, an 18-year-old from Olney, Maryland, was in her math class at Zoom in November when she learned that a week of posting skits and unboxing videos on Snapchat earned her $ 229,000. His total earnings of $ 1.4 million over the past seven months will be enough to pay his Penn State tuition to study economics.
Julian Shaw, a personal trainer from Portland, he was saved from a US $ 18,000 credit card debt during the pandemic selling fitness videos “with a little sex appeal” on OnlyFans, a site that sex workers sign up for and get paid directly by followers for posts.
Facebook, which has long lacked monetization features, has announced a host of creator-centric features and is paying gamers as it develops. Facebook Gaming. Instagram chief Adam Mosseri said the app is “exploring” content subscriptions this week, which would be a first for Facebook owned.
Also Twitter is trying to catch up by making fun of “Super Follow”, a popular feature for users Twitter figures for exclusive content and announcement of paid tickets for its new live audio chat rooms. This month it also launched a way to allow the public to make online payments to a user’s “Tip Jar”.
When Los Angeles photographer Nesrin Danan learned in May that she could gain advice on site, tweeted to his 27,000 followers: “I’ve tweeted 40,000 FREE times since 2009, so if you’ve ever let out even the slightest giggle at my crazy nonsense, I expect at least $ 1 US.” He said he made a few hundred dollars this month.