Washington Post: A TikTok rival promised millions to Black creators. Now some are deep in debt.
Washington Post: A TikTok rival promised millions to Black creators. Now some are deep in debt.. “[David] Warren had the promise of stability in the form of a lucrative, year-long deal with Triller, a short-form video app that looks and functions similarly to TikTok. He was part of a group of what Triller touted as 300 Black content creators offered contracts totaling $14 million — ‘the largest ever one-time commitment of capital to Black creators,’ the company bragged in a November news release. But nearly a year after Triller began recruiting Black talent, its payments to many creators have been erratic — and, in some cases, nonexistent…”