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Patreon CEO Jack Conte is fed up with Instagram and Facebook

Now, running a company that helps creators earn predictable monthly income from fan memberships, Conte is pissed off at Meta. As both Facebook and Instagram make changes to emphasize algorithmic curation, even the Kardashians have rallied for the platform to “stop trying to be TikTok.”. “I realize I’m a...
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Patreon CEO Jack Conte Raises Issues With Meta’s Focus On Video

Patreon CEO Jack Conte is fed up! Recently, the tech mogul shared a short video via Instagram and complained about Meta’s fixation on promoting video content. “I realize I’m a bit biased as CEO of Patreon here. I get that, but this is a big deal for creators,” Patreon CEO Jack Conte said when discussing AI-curated feeds.
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Patreon CEO Jack Conte on his $4 billion company’s future and the creator economy

Listen to the latest episode of Fast Company’s Creative Control podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, RadioPublic, Google Podcasts, or Stitcher. Ask Patreon CEO Jack Conte about the momentum the creator economy has seen lately and you’ll get an emphatic “Hallelujah!”. “Finally, everybody seems to be excited about...
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Patreon does not have to pay Apple’s 30% App Store tax, CEO Jack Conte unsure why

Apple’s Apple’s fees for in-app purchases have famously been criticized for years. The tech giant charges a 30% fee on services sold through apps on its platform for the first years and then reduces that fee to 15% for each year following. However, it seems that it is not taking its 30% cut from every app on its platform. Patreon’s CEO Jack Conte recently revealed that the platform does not pay Apple’s commission on App Store purchases – and he’s unsure why.
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Patreon CEO Jack Conte says the App Store review process is unstable

Patreon CEO Jack Conte sat down with The Verge's Nilay Patel on the Decoder podcast. The CEO talked about its relationship with Apple and its App Store fees. Apple's fees for in-app purchases have been under fire for years. The company famously (or infamously) charges a 30% fee on subscription services sold through apps for the first year and then reduces that fee to 15% for each year afterward. Apple also recently created the App Store Small Business Program which reduced that first-year fee to 15% for the majority of developers.
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Patreon CEO Jack Conte Says Next 10 Years Will Be the 'Decade of the Creator'

More than 200,000 musicians, journalists, podcasters, and other creators rely on Patreon to make money. Now the membership platform, which allows creators to charge "Patrons" for their content, is reaping the benefits with some fundraising of its own. The San Francisco-based company just completed a $155 million funding round led...
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