Twitter Streets: Hot Trends Today – August 20

Article by Oliver Nash
Posted: August 20, 2021  

OnlyFans Bans Pornographic Content

OnlyFans has announced that it will ban “the posting of any content containing sexually-explicit conduct,” starting October, 2021. UPDATE (Aug. 26) : OnlyFans Reverses Pornography Ban Plans

“In order to ensure the long-term sustainability of the platform, and to continue to host an inclusive community of creators and fans, we must evolve our content guidelines,” said the company in a statement on Thursday. The platform has, however, said users can keep sharing nude images and videos “as long as it is consistent with our Acceptable Use Policy.”

Keen on attracting investors with a valuation of $1 billion, OnlyFans is making these changes “to comply with the requests of our banking partners and payout providers,” according to Variety.

OnlyFans, which has 130 million users, earns over $2 billion in revenue of which 80% is shared across its 1.5 million creators.

Introducing Snapchat Trends

The platform’s new marketing tool highlights the most popular keywords shared with the Snapchat community via public Stories and My Stories.

For marketers and content creators, Snapchat Trends offers a brand new source of insight into the Snapchat Generation. This also includes an opportunity to learn more about the social media platform’s community and the topics they care about.

The feature is currently available to Snapchat’s 293 million users worldwide.

Best Sellers Trailer Released

Screen Media has released the official trailer for upcoming film Best Sellers. Directed by Lina Roessler, the comedy-drama follows Lucy Standbridge (Aubrey Plaza), a lady who just inherited her father’s publishing house, nearly sinks it with failing titles.

Lucy discovers that she is owed a book by Harris Shaw (Michael Caine), a reclusive, cantankerous, booze-addled author who originally put the company on the map decades earlier. In a last-ditch effort to save the company, Lucy and Harris release his new book and embark on a book tour from hell that changes them both in ways they didn’t expect.

Best Sellers arrives in theatres September 17th. Take a look at the trailer below.


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