Roku Suddenly Has a Massive Content Budget

Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) launched The Roku Channel in 2017 as a way to get more free ad-supported content in front of its users. It was primarily seen as a way for Roku to highlight content from media partners with whom it shared ad revenue. Less than four years later, The Roku Channel is a different beast entirely. Read More...

The New York Times

Are Black Creators Really on ‘Strike’ From TikTok?

In a TikTok video from June 18, Erick Louis, a 21-year-old content creator and dancer in Orlando, Florida, nods and bounces along to Megan Thee Stallion’s latest single. “If y’all do the dance pls tag me,” he captioned the video. “It’s my first dance on Tik tok and I don’t need nobody stealing/not crediting.” But the joke is, there is no dance. Seconds later, with his lips pursed, Louis flips two middle fingers at the camera and walks away. “SIKE,” the caption reads. “THIS APP WOULD BE NOTHIN WI

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