Struggling to find its niche in the world of social media influencers, Twitter has attempted various strategies to attract creators before Mr. Musk’s leadership. The platform provided funding for podcasters, appealed to digital artists during the NFT boom, and experimented with audio discussion feature Spaces. The company has not required exclusivity agreements with creators for their paid partnerships, allowing them to share content on other platforms. Despite skepticism from some creators about potential earnings, others have found success on the platform, such as YouTuber MrBeast who earned $263,655 from a single post. With these new and untested paid partnerships, Twitter hopes to deliver upside for creators, recognizing that it’s a risky but potentially rewarding bet.
The Strategic Approach of X in Captivating Influencers
Elissa began receiving threatening messages early last year from a person calling themselves “Instamodelfan” targeting her daughter’s Instagram account. Despite having over 100,000 followers, the account has been under scrutiny for potentially exploiting children in exchange for money. However, the issue runs deeper than that. Research from The New York Times found that the platform […]Read More
Instagram maintains the 13-year-old minimum age for accounts, but parents can take control, largely for their daughters’ ambitions to become influencers. Parents initiate their child’s modeling career or gain favor from clothing brands, but a dark subculture emerges, controlled by men attracted to minors, as per The New York Times. The emergence of mom-run profiles […]Read More
Beijing’s Networks Expanding Hacking Efforts China has spread its hacking reach with new tools that exploit computer vulnerabilities and a network of contracted vendors. The large scale of China’s hacking operations poses a significant threat, with the FBI reporting China’s hacking program to be larger than all major nations combined. The U.S. has tracked consistent […]Read More