Monday, September 27

Creators

Britney Spears, conservatorship, Creators, Digital Culture, Entertainment, Instagram, Media, Tech Insider

Instagram says it did not remove Britney Spears’ account after the singer’s profile mysteriously disappeared

Britney Spears' Instagram account was deactivated on Tuesday without explanation. Instagram told Insider that the platform didn't take action against the account. It's possible that Spears or someone with her password deleted the account. LoadingSomething is loading. Britney Spears' Instagram account is gone and it's not entirely clear why. Instagram did not take action aga...
Creator economy, Creators, Economy, OnlyFans, pornography, Sex work, Tech Insider

Sex workers who earn thousands on OnlyFans say it’s unclear how the company will enforce its’disgusting’ porn ban — and some may leave the platform because of it

OnlyFans announced that it would ban "sexually-explicit conduct" starting October 1, 2021. According to OnlyFans, creators will still be allowed to post "nudity." Sex workers told Insider that they're "angry and confused" about the change. LoadingSomething is loading. In the past six months, Cheslea Lynn says she made over $200,000 from OnlyFans. The platform took 20% of her...
Advertising, Creators, Influencers, Instagram, Media, Nano influencers, Tech Insider

How Instagram nano influencers make money with under 10,000 followers

"Nano" influencers are generally defined as having fewer than 10,000 followers on Instagram. And some have turned their social-media hobbies into part-time jobs or side hustles. Here's how several creators earn money as nano influencers on Instagram. See more stories on Insider's business page. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
BI-freelancer, Black founders, Business, contributor 2019, Creators, Entrepreneurship, Hip-Hop, Nordic, Opinión, Tech, Tech 100, Tech Insider

How the Black tech community is leveraging business models that made hip-hop become a massive cultural and business phenomenon

Lauren deLisa Coleman is a trend analyst and author at the intersection of pop culture and emerging tech. Coleman says business patterns in Black tech are reminiscent of the hip hop industry in the 90s. For Black founders "it's about moving strategically and blowing up," says Coleman. See more stories on Insider's business page. Forget the former tech mantra of move fast and break things. For Black tech entrepreneurs and founders, who receive less than 1% of venture-capital funding, it's about moving strategically and blowing up. ...