An investigation of TikTok has shown that the app is falling short of protecting children against misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines.
TikTok owner ByteDance had earlier said that it had no imminent plans for an initial public offering (IPO), as Chinese regulators have stepped up their scrutiny of the tech sector in recent months
The Chinese-owned site has fought a series of legal battles with religious activists and authorities in the Muslim nation, and was shut down for two days earlier this month on the order of a provincial court.
The London-based Institute for Strategic Dialogue analysed 124 videos that used speech from four original TikTok videos to stoke fears about vaccine side-effects
The company says a new automated service will help its safety team to concentrate more on highly contextual and nuanced areas, such as bullying and harassment.
The White House and Congress have both taken actions to address Beijing’s technological advancement but officials say, moving forward, such actions will be “evidence-based”.
Hailey Morinico and her mother were gardening when a bear and her two cubs appeared on a low wall, causing her dogs to rush at the animals, barking.
Social media influencers in France say an advertising agency offered to pay them if they agreed to smear Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine with fake stories.
TRT World interviewed several activists, including a former Facebook employee and multiple activists who described how the tech giants are choking off Palestine related content.
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An Indian tax intelligence unit in mid-March ordered HSBC and Citibank in Mumbai to freeze bank accounts of ByteDance India as it probed some of the unit's financial dealings, a move the company is challenging in a Mumbai court.
Atrocity denialism has gone mainstream — from the glorification of convicted perpetrators to the casual creation of memes — and boosts the far-right with deadly consequences.
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