… and it ain’t pretty.
This is from The Verge
This Gizmodo’s take on it.
Do an interwebz search on ‘Patreon’ and you’ll see what I mean.
This will have varying effects, which I’m not going to get into, for content creators and the people who support them, suffice it to say that if you’re using this model as an income stream it might be time to investigate other possibilities.
In my sojourn I came across a few of those alternatives. I want to be clear here though, I haven’t gone into any depth with any of them, but have provided links in case you want to. Just click on the name and the link should take you to their home pages.