What Do Platforms Owe Their Creators?

Platforms make it easier than ever for creators to get their work in front of people, but the hamster wheel can kill us.

latforms like YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, and (yes, I’m going there) Medium draw content creators, artists, writers, and opportunists for many different reasons. These platforms provide creative freedom to anyone with a computer, mobile phone, or camera. For some, they provide…



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Jacqueline Dooley

Essayist, content writer, bereaved parent. Bylines: Human Parts, GEN, Marker, OneZero, Washington Post, Al Jazeera, Pulse, HuffPost, Longreads, Modern Loss