Creators On The Rise: How two talking corgis are taking over the internet

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James Hale

Welcome to Creators on the Rise, where—in partnership with global creator company Jellysmack—we find and profile breakout creators who are…

TikTok star Ari Elkins is building playlists on Spotify Live. Then he’s releasing them through a new podcast.

On TikTok, recent University of Michigan grad Ari Elkins has amassed an audience of 1.8 million followers by serving as your personal guide…

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TikTok’s Showbiz List highlights creators who are ready for their close-up

TikTok has its eye on Tinseltown. The micro-video platform has unveiled its inaugural Showbiz List, a collection of 35 creators who…

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Want to loop a YouTube video or skip to its most-watched moments? Now you can.

A day after sharing advertiser-friendly features during its annual Brandcast, YouTube revealed a slew of updates that will affect its flagship product. The…

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YouTube looks to snag more TV dollars as CEO Susan Wojcicki says her company “is the mainstream”

At its Brandcast presentation in New York on May 17, YouTube positioned itself as a direct competitor to TV.  In…

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YouTube bets big on shopping with buyable Beauty Festival, live creator-brand collabs

Tonight, for the first time, YouTube hosted its annual Brandcast—where it appeals to advertisers with fresh user data and new…

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Can a random gamer plucked from obscurity beat one of YouTube’s top stars in ‘Fortnite’? SypherPK found out.

Creator Andre Rebelo goes by the handle Typical Gamer, but his Fortnite skills are far from ordinary. On his stream, he regularly competes in…

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Candle Media has acquired ATTN for roughly $100 million. How will the media company use the news-oriented brand?

Candle Media has announced its latest acquisition. The deep-pocketed entity, which has spent billions to acquire digital media companies like Hello Sunshine and Moonbug,…

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Kevin Lin co-founded Twitch. Now he’s raising a $24 million funding round to create pop culture franchises in the metaverse.

When Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin chose to leave the company in 2020, he promised to "build again." Two years later, he is assembling…

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Vanessa Guthrie is leaving Snapchat

Vanessa Guthrie, the executive who spearheaded Snap’s push into original content, is leaving the company. Per Variety, Guthrie will continue…

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Doctor Mike outlasts iDubbbz in Creator Clash main card in front of sold-out crowd and 100,000 paying viewers

Influencer boxing matches can be hit-or-miss, but the Creator Clash was an absolute knockout. The highly-anticipated event was organized by…

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YouTube greenlights more ‘Retro Tech,’ ‘Recipe for Change’ in new Black Voices slate

Ahead of YouTube’s annual Brandcast presentation tomorrow night (for the first time taking place at the TV Upfronts rather than…

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