TikTok Hires Shavone Charles as Head of Diversity & Inclusion Communications

The executive — formerly at VSCO, Instagram and Twitter — joins TikTok in a newly formed role, first ever head of diversity and inclusion communications. TikTok has tapped Shavone Charles to lead communications around the social platform’s diversity and inclusion initiatives. Charles joins TikTok next week in the newly formed role after serving as the director of communications and creative partnerships at VSCO, where she … Continue reading TikTok Hires Shavone Charles as Head of Diversity & Inclusion Communications

TikTok Teams With MACRO to Award $50,000 Grants to 10 Black Creators (Exclusive)

The creators include Kirby Dockery, a singer-songwriter who wrote hits like “FourFiveSeconds”; Jason Linton, a family lifestyle creator; and Lynnell Jones Jr., an illustrator and animator. Jason Linton loves to spread joy online. The creator, who has more than 11.4 million followers on his @dadlifejason TikTok account, posts humorous songs about his life as an adoptive father of three children. But since growing his following, … Continue reading TikTok Teams With MACRO to Award $50,000 Grants to 10 Black Creators (Exclusive)