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Everyone hates Patreon’s new fee

Yesterday, Patreon sent out an email about changes it’s making to its pledge system. The membership platform enables fans to become “patrons” and support creators directly by committing to tiers of payment starting from $1. Creators are currently responsible for payment processing fees, which range from 2 percent to 10 percent and come out of […]
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