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🕹 Twitch Seeks to Revamp Creator Pay With Focus on Profit

Plus: Meta says its metaverse biz lost another $3B, Conservative Twitter accounts got boost in followers, and more…

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Amazon's Twitch Seeks to Revamp Creator Pay With Focus on Profit. Twitch, the Amazon.com Inc. -owned live-streaming website, is weighing potential changes to how it pays top talent, said people familiar with the planning, an effort that would boost its profits but would also risk alienating some of its biggest… (Cecilia D'Anastasio / Bloomberg)


Meta says its metaverse biz lost another $3B… but the 2030s will be 'exciting'. Do you hear that? It's the sound of every Meta executive breathing a deep sigh of relief, because unlike last quarter, Facebook's daily active users (DAUs) are up… a little. For the second time since its rebrand from Facebook, Meta has… (Amanda Silberling / TechCrunch)


Conservative Twitter accounts got boost in followers after Musk acquisition, data shows. It's not your imagination: follower counts on Twitter really have been shifting wildly in response to news that Elon Musk had finalized a deal to acquire the platform. Data compiled by The Verge from social media statistics site Social Blade shows… (Corin Faife / The Verge)


Autocorrect Explained: Why Your iPhone Adds Annoying Typos While Fixing Others. It occurred to me recently that I Duolingo know why my iPhone makes these kidneys of mistakes. Ugh, duck you, autocorrect! I get it, complaining about autocorrect feels very 2000-and-late. Yet here in 2022, nearly 15 years since the iPhone's debut… (Joanna Stern / Wall Street Journal)


Music artists are making what they'd earn from 1 million streams in '2 minutes' with NFTs. Now, they're turning towards Web3-right alongside Snoop Dogg. Snopp Dogg said he was bringing his music to the metaverse. He wasn't lying. On 4/20, the rapper, songwriter and entrepreneur dropped Death Row Session: Vol. 2 as a non-fungible token, or NFT, on platform Sound.xyz. All 1,000 copies quickly sold… (Taylor Locke / Fortune)


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