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youtube strikes it rich at the webby awards: your daily distraction... you're welcome

youtube strikes it rich at the webby awards: your daily distraction... you're welcome
By Truly Social Inc. • Issue #282 • View online

“Maybe Nancy will become an actual gag strip again and not just a vehicle for goofy messages and old music nostalgia.”
- Disgruntled GoComics user, Donaldo after learning of the changes made to the Nancy comics.
Webby Awards: Final Day Of Voting!
It’s the final day of voting for the People’s Voice Webby Awards, so get your votes in. There’s a whole host of different categories, from activism, to lifestyle, to humour, and even sports. The winners will be announced on April 24th. So go ahead, make yourself heard!
You have the power to stop the people like this from winning awards in our industry.
You have the power to stop the people like this from winning awards in our industry.
YouTube: CEO Discusses Demonetization
YouTube’s blog post today (written by CEO Susan Wojcicki) focuses on the massively unpopular changes made to the platform (mostly, demonetization). The Verge was quick to highlight the frustrations of smaller creators, though- and it’s a good point. It’s almost as if YouTube wants users to jump to Twitch.
Above: YouTube creators contacting YouTube support.
Above: YouTube creators contacting YouTube support.
YouTube: More Revelations From Creators
Speaking of YouTube, it appears that there are some deep rooted issues within the creator community, too. YouTuber Mars Argo has accused her ex-partner (Corey Mixter a.k.a Titanic Sinclair) of “severe emotional and psychological abuse”. She also alleges that Mixter used her “identity, likeness, expression of ideas, sound, style, and aesthetic” for the YouTube channel Poppy. More on this as it develops.
Is Poppy a carbon copy?
Is Poppy a carbon copy?
Twitter: #IdLikeToBeRichEnoughTo
The hashtag #IdLikeToBeRichEnoughTo has been trending recently, with some great results. There are some very wholesome tweets, and there some life goals, too. Check ‘em out! What would you do? 
We'd change our name to Truly $ocial.
We'd change our name to Truly $ocial.
Up top!  It’s National High Five Day. Have a great one from Truly Social!
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