In the social space where content creators depend solely on revenue from advertisers and monetization from ads on youtube self-censorship is bound to happen.
If a content creator wants to stay monetized and work with brands he will have to censor himself and always be aware of what he is allowed to say.
One of the latest examples is Steven Crowder.
Web 3 offers solutions to skip the middleman. Tokenization of your community is one of the ways. Value 4 Value with streaming sats is another.
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