Patreon Forces Patrons to Pay More Money

Patreon is changing the way it charges fees, which is causing confusion and consternation amongst creators and their patrons. The new fees mean creators will get a higher percentage of the money pledged. However, patrons will be paying the difference, risking the business model. For the uninitiated, Patreon is a crowdfunding platform connecting content creators with the public. Members of the public can pledge direct support by means of a regular injection of cash. Some people pledge small amounts to lots of different creators, and that’s now under threat. Patreon Asks Patrons to Pay More Money Starting on December 18th,...

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