Gaming has evolved rapidly over the years — from the number of people entering the virtual space to the careers that have been created. Outsiders looking in are really beginning to see how impactful game streaming can be, but Michael Reynolds — also known as The Fierce Diva — has always known its potential. Starting from his childhood, the longtime gamer has watched firsthand how much the public’s outlook on culture has shifted. People are catching up to the movement and it has led to companies like Facebook creating more space for gamers to excel, especially the underrepresented voices.
May 17, 2022
Facebook first launched its Black Gaming Creator Program in December 2020 to support the gaming community with $10 million over the span of two years. Now, the program has returned for its second year and applications reopened on Aug. 23. “We’re excited to reopen applications for the Black Gaming Creator Program’s second year and are eager to see the next wave of great gaming creators at Facebook Gaming,” said Facebook’s Global Director of Gaming Creator Partnerships Luis Renato Olivalves in a statement. “With many new partners in the first year, this program is proof of the growing excitement for entertaining, diverse and creative personalities and new communities within game streaming.” Along with its commitment of $10 million in funding, according to Adweek, the program’s benefits include official partner badges, early access to new streaming features and tools, exclusive access to a private Facebook gaming group and events, bi-monthly mentorship and training summits, and more....
Aug 24, 2021