Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox buy back Smosh

Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox, founders of Smosh, announced they are buying back the brand from Mythical Entertainment.
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Meta heads to VidCon with monetization updates for Facebook and Instagram...

With VidCon coming up, Meta is gearing up to share a handful of monetization updates coming to Facebook and Instagram Reels.
xQc signed Kick deal

Streamer XQC signs $100 million deal with Kick

Félix Lengyel, popularly known as xQc, announced that he is joining Kick after signing a $100 million contract with the platform.
Twitch is going back to 70/30 split?

Is Twitch going back to its 70 / 30 revenue split?

Twitch announced Partner Plus, a program that gives streamers a 70% share of their subscription revenue as long as they qualify.
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Twitch streamer Harris Heller unable to ban Twitch staff after being...

A Twitch streamer claims a Twitch staff member entered the chat and "gaslit" him — and there was nothing he could do about it.

YouTube’s letting creators monetize sooner

YouTube will lower its eligibility requirements for monetization, so more creators with smaller followings can monetize their channels.
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Kick signups skyrocket after Twitch debacle

During the Twitch debacle, Kick, its rival livestreaming platform, doubled their signup record. What does this mean for Twitch?
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TikTok reveals $6 million creator fund to pay for popular filters...

TikTok announced Effect Creator Rewards a $6 million fund to reward creators of viral effects and filters.
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TikTok creators can now put videos behind paywalls

TikTok announced that creators in select regions with at least 10k followers can now post paywalled content up to 20 minutes long.
Twitch's new policy on multi-streaming

Twitch ends multi-streaming to competitors

Twitch updated their TOS where all users can no longer simultaneously stream to desk-top platforms that offer streaming services.