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Archive for July, 2020

TikTok tries to distance itself from Beijing, but will it be enough to avoid the global blacklist? HAYOUNG JEON/EPA Article by Michael Keane, Curtin University and Haiqing Yu, RMIT University TikTok, the made-in-China, video-sharing platform beloved by youth and influencers alike, is suddenly everywhere in our new world of COVID-19 lockdowns and social distancing. The platform’s […]

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Influencer and social media industries adapting to COVID-19

Written by Wishcrys I have been reviewing interview transcripts from my project looking at how influencers, influencer agencies, and social media companies have been adapting to COVID-19, and want to share a few quintessential snippets, paraphrased: 1) Founder, on his staff offering to take pay cuts to keep business afloat: “Millennials get a lot of […]

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