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Younger individuals, who discovered an outlet for inventive expression in TikTok amid lockdown, say a US ban could be devastating, as some flock to YouTube and Dubsmash — Gen Z and millennial customers have discovered neighborhood on the app, significantly throughout the previous few isolating months. And for a few of them, it is their livelihood.
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