Sandbox Issue 261: The return of the fanclub? Crowdfunding in 2020
Lead: Crowdfunding in 2020 – Crowdfunding is not a new idea – but following the nosedive of recorded music sales in the early noughts, crowdfunding became a tantalising concept: fanbases could be leveraged into...
September 30, 2020
Bella Thorne OnlyFans controversy points to future funding model
Maybe you’ve noticed the niche social-media pile-on that followed ex-Disney actress Bella Thorne joining “premium” social media platform OnlyFans – a sort of paywalled, no-holds-barred Instagram, which can be...
September 3, 2020
Cardi B launches a $4.99-a-month subscription… on OnlyFans
It's rare that we have to unblock a website from our broadband's content filters in order to write a news story, but that's the case this morning. Cardi B has launched a new subscription for her fans, on the website OnlyFans – which...
August 13, 2020