TikTok Users Are Convinced the Platform’s Algorithm Hates Them

TikTok is doing everything faster — including fostering an agitated creator base blaming their woes on the whims of the algorithm

Chris Stokel-Walker
FFWD

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TikTok’s rise has been astronomical. The shortform video sharing platform has not only redefined music, but the app gained its first billion…

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Chris Stokel-Walker
FFWD

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