Incident 185: TikTok's "For You" Algorithm Directed New Users towards Disinformation about the War in Ukraine
The Chinese-owned video app is dealing with a flood of war videos and the question of whether it is spreading unverified information.
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TikTok is feeding false and misleading content about the war in Ukraine to users within 40 minutes of their signing up to the app, regardless of whether they run any searches on the platform, an investigation by NewsGuard has found.
Scrolling curated For You Page exposes users to disinformation within 40 minutes, investigation by NewsGuard suggests.
A new TikTok account can be shown falsehoods about the Ukraine war within minutes of signing up to the app, according to …
Despite its attempts to combat misinformation, TikTok is still failing to stop the spread of fake news about the Ukraine War, an anti-misinformation organization said on Monday.
TikTok users are being shown videos with fake news about the w…