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Why Everyone Is Mad at Patreon Now

Over the past four years Patreon has grown to become the de facto funding model for independent creators online—a platform where supporters pledge small monthly recurring donations that better support an enduring career instead of the need Kickstarter or GoFundMe’s per-project setup fills. But an overhaul of its fee structure announced yesterday has creators furious and patrons leaving in droves. Read More >>

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Former Twitter CEO Reportedly Secretly Forced Censorship Of Abusive Tweets During Obama Q&A

Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo secretly ordered employees to create an algorithm to filter out abusive and hateful language during a company-sponsored Q&A with President Obama in 2015 according to a Buzzfeed report. Read More >>

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Twitter’s CEO: ‘We Suck at Dealing With Abuse and There’s No Excuse’

Twitter's long had a problem with trolls hurling abuse and harassing other users. Now, its CEO Dick Costolo has admitted how big the problem is, accepting that the blame lies squarely at his feet and declaring that the company will make dramatic changes to help stamp it out. Read More >>

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You Can Download Your Whole Archive of Tweets By the End of the Year

From the first sandwich you ever described in 140-character form to the last joke you tweeted that disappointingly fell flat—by the end of 2012, you should be able to download every tweet you've ever twittered, according to CEO Dick Costolo. Read More >>

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The Twitter CEO Paradox: Loves Jokes, Hates GIFs?

Twitter is many things to many people; a boring logo, a social media dictator, a chance to keep up with the insane murmurings of former Professional Baseball Player Jose Canseco. It takes a gigantic tent to squeeze the entire Twitter circus under, and as the NY Times reports, its ringmaster sure is... funny? Read More >>