When platforms mediate work – whether delivering food, driving cars, or being an influencer, trouble is only under the surface. And despite all the hype, the red hot creator economy is in middle of a crisis, notes its biggest (and best) proponent, Li Jin. This is worth a read — it is a long one, but worth the time.

Just as the gig economy mode of work brought about negative consequences, strong parallels are emerging between the gig economy and creator economy, rooted in the commoditization of work and erosion of worker leverage.

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