Incident 300: TikTok's "For You" Algorithm Allegedly Abused by Online Personality to Promote Anti-Women Hate

Description: TikTok’s “For You” algorithm allegedly boosted or was manipulated by an online personality to artificially boost his content which promotes extreme misogynistic views towards teenagers and men, despite breaking its rules.


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Alleged: TikTok developed and deployed an AI system, which harmed TikTok , TikTok male teenager users , TikTok male users , TikTok teenage users and TikTok users.

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