TikTok to Donate $ 7 Million to Charities Around the World | Technology / Gadgets
SAN FRANCISCO, November 26 – It’s the season for good deeds! As the United States prepares to celebrate Thanksgiving, TikTok also plans to give thanks. The China-based social network will host lives on the platform to collect donations for associations and TikTok itself will even donate $ 7 million (RM 29.7 million).
In the United States, Thanksgiving is an opportunity to do good. Like many Americans, TikTok is considering getting involved in charitable causes. The Chinese social network announced that it would donate $ 7 million to organizations around the world “to support the causes that matter most to our community,” the platform said on its blog. “A portion of the donation will go on behalf of TikTok creators around the world to nonprofits of their choice. We will also donate US $ 1 million in advertising credits to support global nonprofits in their year-end fundraising efforts, ”TikTok added.
Along with this positive action, TikTok will launch a series of live events on its platform on “GivingTuesday” next week, Tuesday, November 30, “the greatest day of giving in the world”. “The TikTok community is not only committed to doing good, but also to giving back,” said the favorite social network of young Americans. The hashtag #GivingSzn was launched for the occasion.
The first “TikTok LIVE Global Give Back” event will take place on Tuesday, November 30 at 11am PT / 2pm ET / 7pm GMT. Users will be able to follow this three-hour event live on @tiktokforgood.
Several creators will participate in the various events organized on the platform in various ways. Photographer Alex Stemplewski, who has over 19 million followers, will deliver an amazing photoshoot to one lucky person. Creators Matthew and Ryan, @matthewandryanuk, who have over 4.4 million followers, will randomly compliment their audience and visit member profiles. Arturo Islas Allende, a committed ecologist, will present his exotic animals to his 6.9 million followers, from Camila the turtle to Pasquale the chameleon while raising public awareness of the importance of protecting animals in their natural habitat. Creator @glitterandlazers will raise awareness for animal welfare organizations while pampering local rescue dogs.
Creator @ spencer2thewest will show viewers how to ‘give back’ to themselves and share his tips for creating a positive and disability-friendly environment.
Almost 75,000 donations were made to TikTok in 2021 to support several associations and causes around the world, TikTok said: “TikTok creators such as @ghosthoney, @cristiandennis and @valentinebrothers have also been at the forefront. awareness around some of the important issues, ”the social network said. ETX Studio