June 3, 2022 1:43 pm

Creators Pivoted to Pro-Depp Coverage of Trial — And Profited

Creators flooded TikTok, Youtube and other platforms with content about the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation trial, and much of the content was pro-Depp. Creators had incentive to support Depp and gain views, followers and ad revenue off their coverage. NBC News tech and culture reporter Kat Tenbarge joins LX News to explain social media’s role in the public opinion about the trial.