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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2020 file photo, The TikTok app logo appears in Tokyo. Many people have embraced cooking during the pandemic, when they’ve been home, bored, looking to try something new. TikTok was ready to fill the gap as a foodie paradise, and has seen more than 15 billion food posts. TikTok, an app best known for dancing videos with 1 billion users worldwide, has also become a shopping phenomenon. National chains, hoping to get TikTok’s mostly young users into its stores, are setting up TikTok sections, reminiscent of “As Seen On TV” stores that sold products hawked on infomercials. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)

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TikTok logo

FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2020 file photo, The TikTok app logo appears in Tokyo. Many people have embraced cooking during the pandemic, when they’ve been home, bored, looking to try something new. TikTok was ready to fill the gap as a foodie paradise, and has seen more than 15 billion food posts. TikTok, an app best known for dancing videos with 1 billion users worldwide, has also become a shopping phenomenon. National chains, hoping to get TikTok’s mostly young users into its stores, are setting up TikTok sections, reminiscent of “As Seen On TV” stores that sold products hawked on infomercials. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)

Kiichiro Sato

Kid-fluencers in Illinois gain legal protections from first-in-the-nation law

The law only effects monetized posts on social media platforms and guarantees children the right to be paid for their work.

FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2020 file photo, The TikTok app logo appears in Tokyo. Many people have embraced cooking during the pandemic, when they’ve been home, bored, looking to try something new. TikTok was ready to fill the gap as a foodie paradise, and has seen more than 15 billion food posts. TikTok, an app best known for dancing videos with 1 billion users worldwide, has also become a shopping phenomenon. National chains, hoping to get TikTok’s mostly young users into its stores, are setting up TikTok sections, reminiscent of “As Seen On TV” stores that sold products hawked on infomercials. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)

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Think about some of your favorite online content on TikTok, YouTube and Instagram. Does any of it feature kids? Illinois’ new first-in-the-nation child labor law sets up protections for kid-fluencers, child vloggers and underage social media stars.

Reset talks with the bill's sponsor and an expert on child rights and privacy to understand the impact.

GUESTS: IL State Senator David Koehler, 46th District

Leah Plunkett, author of the book Sharenthood: Why We Should Think Before We Talk about Our Kids Online & faculty at Harvard Law School

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