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Zoomers are turning on the TikTok famous congressman who voted to ban the app

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Until relatively recently, Rep. Jeff Jackson, a freshman Democratic congressman from North Carolina, had more than 2.5 million followers on TikTok. Jackson’s follower count dropped by over 100,000 virtually overnight — as did his esteem among some of TikTok’s young users — after he voted to ban the app.

The bill passed with 352 votes, but to the legions of TikTokers who called their representatives to urge them not to ban the app, Jackson’s vote feels like a unique betrayal.

@noahglenncarter

An update on Jeff Jackson. Hes losing everything right now because he boted yes #keeptiktok #jeffjackson #tiktokban #foryou

♬ Stargazing (Slowed + Reverb) – Marcelo De Carvalho

On Wednesday, Jackson posted a video on X laying out the…

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