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TikTok adds new donation sticker for creators

TikTok adds new donation sticker for creators

The new tool will allow viewers to donate to charities easily and quickly, and TikTok has promised it will match the first $10 million donated over the next month. Stickers have become a cornerstone of social media apps, allowing for easy customisation that brings a unique flavour to your...

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Mobile-only streaming platform Quibi launches in lockdown

Mobile-only streaming platform Quibi launches in lockdown

After sinking $1.8 billion into star power and content production, Quibi execs have decided to launch the mobile-centric service in lockdown. Businesses all across the globe are trying to keep their heads above water in this time of global crisis, but a select few are flourishing under the circumstances. With a large...

YouTube to rival TikTok with short-bite feature ‘Shorts’?

YouTube to rival TikTok with short-bite feature ‘Shorts’?

YouTube is looking to ride the coattails of TikTok’s recent success by launching its own video-bite feature in 2020.  It’s fair to say YouTube is getting a little greedy taking names in 2020. Despite sitting atop the podium of biggest video platforms (and second in the most visited site), pipping Twitch to exclusive rights over all Activision Esports events, and boasting an astronomical turnaround of

Instagram is bringing ‘Selfie Stickers’ to Stories

Instagram is bringing ‘Selfie Stickers’ to Stories

If your Instagram stories weren’t zhushy enough already, the social meccas are now testing a feature dubbed Selfie Stickers. With social media platforms reporting peaks in user engagement throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, now seems the perfect time to introduce and test new features. Instagram are doing just that.  Over 500 million users were already viewing and uploading Instagram Stories every day before the virus. Now with studies...

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How do TikTok creators make money?

How do TikTok creators make money?

Everyone knows that Instagram influencers earn a ton of money through sponsorships and agencies, and it seems TikTok is following along a similar path. Making original, funny content and getting paid to do so is probably the dream job for anyone under the age of 25. Ever since YouTube became an actual thing, tens of thousands of Gen Zers and young millennials have tried to crack a career in social media...

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