Roll is a new app letting you subscribe to paywalled creator content

Today marks the launch of the Roll app, which aims to create an easy way for creators to make an extra buck while portraying a potentially more authentic version of themselves to their fans. Already, some creators will charge for access to their Instagram close friends story, a private Snapchat account, or a secret Discord […]

Ex-Dispo founding members launch Roll app, where creators post exclusive content

Today marks the launch of the Roll app, which aims to create an easy way for creators to make an extra buck while portraying a potentially more authentic version of themselves to their fans. Already, some creators will charge for access to their Instagram close friends story, a private Snapchat account, or a secret Discord […]

Right-wing social app Parler raises $20M in funding

The conservative social media platform Parler has raised $20 million in funding, according to an SEC filing that was signed and submitted on January 6, the anniversary of last year’s domestic attack on the Capitol. The app, which claims to have 16 million-plus registered users, describes its mission as one focusing on protecting “against the authoritarian […]

Regulating crypto could create American super apps

David Donovan Contributor Share on Twitter David Donovan leads the Global Financial Services Practice for the Americas for digital consultancy Publicis Sapient and is a former Fidelity Investments executive. Much of Chinese society has come to depend on so-called super apps like WeChat to do multiple tasks, from making a medical appointment to hailing a […]