One of TikTok’s initiatives is coming to an end. The Verge reports that the social media company’s $1 billion creator fund, created in 2020, is shutting down. As of Dec. 16, TikTok spokesperson Maria Jung shared that creators based in the U.S., UK, Germany, and France will no longer be able to monetize their videos through the fund, per the outlet.
Nov 7, 2023
Mixed feelings have been swarming regarding the usage of artificial intelligence (AI).
Jul 12, 2023
The innovator section of TikTok strikes again.
Jul 11, 2023
Black hair struggles just got a bit easier with this innovator’s creation.
May 26, 2023
The TikTok ban in the United States has begun.
May 18, 2023
This college student just hit TikTok with the ultimate flex.
Apr 4, 2023
Last week, alleged information was shared about TikTok’s creator fund.
Mar 22, 2023
Keith Lee is redirecting the spotlight to two Black women creators.
Feb 16, 2023
The drought is over! Snoop Dogg is bringing Death Row Records’ catalog back to streaming platforms.
Feb 15, 2023
TikTok is kicking off Black History Month with Black creatives at the forefront.
Jan 31, 2023
Not all heroes wear capes. Keith Lee’s influence has proved it is a force once again, and this time it’s completely turned one food truck owner’s entire world around.
Jan 23, 2023
Man on the street videos is one of the most popular types of content on TikTok. For TikToker Leon Ondieki, filming TikToks on college campuses has helped him rake in 2.1 million followers, as of this writing. @leon.ond How many did you know #college #interview #fyp ♬ original sound – Leon Ondieki However, a ban on the social media giant across U.S. universities has become a hindrance.
Jan 19, 2023
One popular chef on social media is working to do damage control after a series of old tweets resurfaced. Chef Way, whose real name is Waymond Wesley, received backlash from several women online who claimed he harassed them via social media and came with receipts to match.
Jan 10, 2023
Monique Rodriguez founded Mielle Organics in 2014 and has since created highly sought-after products for natural, healthy hair. As reported by AfroTech, Mielle Organics is now worth over $100 million, and Rodriguez has been able to grow her successful business on her own terms.
Jan 4, 2023
On a daily basis, Black content creators show and tell their influence across social media. For instance, let’s take a look at Keith Lee — the TikToker has become known for putting his five million followers, as of this writing, onto the food they should try through his popular taste tests.
Dec 20, 2022