Marketing Briefing: Renewed call to ban TikTok could push creators, ad dollars to YouTube Shorts and Instagram — which may hurt creators

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An uncertain future is nothing new for TikTok. Over the last few years, there have been multiple calls for TikTok to be banned in the U.S. and there’s now a renewed call for a ban. While marketers and agency executives expect this will blow over as it has in the past, there are still ripple effects for creators in the interim, especially should a ban pass. 

Marketers will likely move ad dollars dedicated to TikTok elsewhere, with Instagram and YouTube Shorts expected to be the winners of said dollars in the event of a ban. For creators whose primary audience is on TikTok, that could put those creators in a difficult position, as brands may choose to move dollars to creators who have bigger audiences on the other platforms.

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