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Black creators went on strike on TikTok again. Will it lead to change this time?

Black creators went on strike on TikTok again. Will it lead to change this time?

But that’s not what happened after the June release of her song “Thot S---.” Instead, Black creators on the app announced a kind of strike, saying they would abstain from creating a dance trend for others to co-opt. The strike is at least the second time the Black users have held an on-app protest regarding their treatment on the platform, igniting an even larger discussion about ownership, compensation and equity within the digital economy.

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