Josh Richards Opens Up About The Important Reason He’s Leaving TikTok

Josh Richards Opens Up About The Important Reason He’s Leaving TikTok
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Josh Richards is saying buh-bye to the For You Page — and everything that comes along with it!

In case you missed it, yesterday the 19-year-old content creator (who has racked up over 20 million followers) announced that he’ll be packing up his videos and taking them to Triller, where he’ll also serve as Chief Strategy Officer behind-the-scenes. And he’s not the only one! Current and former Sway LA members Griffin Johnson, Noah Beck and Anthony Reeves (AKA “luvanthony”) are following suit and making the transition from TikTok to Triller, and encouraging their followers to do the same.

While a lot of fans are sad to see them go, Josh recently opened up about the difficult decision, and explained that he’s following his instincts as an entrepreneur and making it his mission to find a solution to the data privacy concerns that many TikTok users are facing:

“After seeing the U.S. and other countries’ governments’ concerns over TikTok — and given my responsibility to protect and lead my followers and other influencers — I followed my instincts as an entrepreneur and made it my mission to find a solution.”

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